Corporate Law in Arkansas
Suite 900, 5100 W JB Hunt Drive, Rogers, Arkansas 72758
The foundation of our firm is a cohesive team of lawyers who share an attitude of excellence in serving our clients, helping them achieve their business and personal goals and working to solve their most important, and often times, most sensitive, problems. We are experienced thought leaders in our areas of practice and are routinely called on by businesses and individuals to represent them in some of their most important business and transactional matters as well as wealth planning and asset preservation matters.
Our suite of legal practice areas crosses diverse fields and routinely includes entrepreneurial, business and corporate-based law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, tax, asset protection and estate planning representation and counseling. More specifically, our core competencies lie in operational, transactional and planning matters including entrepreneurial services, contracts, business choice of entity,entity governance, entity course of business and taxation matters, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity financings, real estate acquisition and development, banking and securities regulatory matters, trusts and estates, wealth preservation and asset protection, charitable planning and tax-exempt and non-profit organizations.
We pride ourselves in being viewed by many of our clients and friends as their close and trusted confidant and ultimate legal and professional resource for their business, wealth and personal planning matters.
We are willing and able to work in association with the best legal, business and financial advisors in order to meet our clients’ needs, as we routinely serve as a facilitator between our clients and some of the most respected companies, financial institutions, professionals and resources in the nation and internationally.
Our fundamental philosophy for providing business, transactional, planning and wealth preservation legal services is to develop a complete understanding of our client and our client’s goals in order to make informed decisions and provide comprehensive analysis, recommendations and counsel in a timely and efficient manner.Show more +
Rebecca is a co-founder and the managing partner of Smith Hurst. She focuses her practice on planning the businesses, estates, family offices and charitable organizations of some of Arkansas’s highest net worth individuals and families. Since 2007 she has been an adjunct professor at the University of Arkansas School of Law where she teaches advanced classes in Estate Planning and Nonprofit Organizations and previously taught courses in Federal Estate and Gift Tax and Wills, Trusts, and Estates.
Prior to founding Smith Hurst, PLC, Ms. Hurst practiced in the estate planning and tax-exempt organizations practice groups of the largest Arkansas based law firm. Before starting her legal career, Ms. Hurst worked as an accountant for Beverly Enterprises (now Golden Living) in Fort Smith, Arkansas, serving seventeen skilled nursing facilities with their Medicare, Medicaid and financial audit and reporting matters.