Jeffrey R.  Adams

Jeffrey R. Adams

100 South Mason Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Jeffrey R. Adams


Jeffrey R. Adams leverages his broad expertise and experience to assist business and individual clients faced with interrelated legal issues that cross several areas of the law, including corporate law, taxation, estate planning and estate and trust administration.  Known for his practical wisdom, Jeff delivers comprehensive legal solutions in complex cases across diverse industries as retail, landowners, working farmers, entrepreneurs, professionals and professors.  He advises on business organization, transactions and succession planning as well as contracts and commercial law, estate planning, administration and taxation including matters related to tax-exempt organizations.

Jeff has been a frequent and well-received presenter at Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Professional Education seminars, on matters related to business law, estate planning and taxation.  From 2004 until 2008, Jeff lived in Mukono, Uganda, where he served as general counsel and lecturer in law and theology at Uganda Christian University, the first accredited private university and law school in Uganda.  He advised the university on a wide range of matters, including labor and employment, construction law, litigation, taxation, joint ventures and real estate.  His most important legal accomplishment was his significant participation in the university’s successful application for recognition as a tax-exempt organization, which represented a substantial advance in Ugandan tax law.


Jeffrey R. Adams has practiced for large corporate firms in New York and Virginia.


  • Represented borrower in negotiation and closing of multiple tranche line of credit in excess of $50 million

Corporate Transactions

  • Represented a regional hospital in negotiation and closing of its affiliation agreement with a health care system
  • Represented an ESOP owned food processing company in its acquisition by a multinational food processing company


  • Successfully litigated several trust and estate disputes in which my clients recovered, in each case, in excess of $5 million
  • Successfully negotiated a settlement of a claim against the investment arm of a major bank arising out of the 2008 financial crisis, resulting in a recovery of over $5 million for the client

Duke University (J.D., 1994)

King's College (B.A., History, 1991)


Admitted to Practice

New York (1995)

Virginia (1999)

Virginia's Legal Elite, Virginia Business Magazine

New York State Bar Association

Virginia State Bar

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