Jared Adams practices in the firm’s Tax, Business & Corporate, and Trusts & Estates sections in the Roanoke office.

Before joining Woods Rogers in January 2019, Jared spent a year as Legislative Counsel to U.S. Senator Bob Corker in Washington, D.C. While there, he advised the Senator throughout the tax reform debate and, following passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, on the subsequent Treasury regulations elaborating on the mechanics of the new law. In addition to his tax policy work, Jared also advised the Senator on judicial nominations, Senate procedure, and immigration law.

Jared received his law degree from Wake Forest University, where he served as the Managing Editor of the Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy. He was a member of the Pro Bono Honor Society and worked as a research assistant for a tax professor writing on the utilization of the Cary Brown model to shape tax policy initiatives through immediate expensing.

Through the Community Law & Business Clinic, he assisted nonprofits in the Winston-Salem area with their formation and succession planning needs and handled numerous intellectual property and IRS compliance matters.

Jared graduated with a B.S. in Political Science from Middle Tennessee State University, where he served in various leadership roles in Student Government and the Interfraternity Council and was named a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa National Honor Society. Following graduation, Jared served as a legislative intern in the Tennessee General Assembly.

In his free time, he enjoys volunteering with the Roanoke Bar Association, the American Red Cross, and Family Promise. Jared enjoys the outdoors and is constantly searching for new places to visit with his wife and their German Shepherd rescue.

Affiliations

American Bar Association

Roanoke Bar Association

Roanoke Valley Estate Planning Council

Virginia Bar Association

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