Jack W. Hawkins

Of Counsel, Tax
Dallas
2021 McKinney Avenue
Suite 1600
Dallas, Texas 75201
t 214.999.4226 f 214.999.3226
jhawkins@gardere.com

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Jack Hawkins has more than 50 years of experience in trusts, estates and tax law, helping wealthy individuals and families with interests that include oil and gas, ranching, automobile  and equipment retailing and insurance matters. He handles estate planning and estate administration matters of all degrees of complexity, as well as special trust and fiduciary matters. In his estate planning practice, Jack focuses on personal and family issues, as well as transfer tax and fiduciary issues. He has represented estate representatives and taxpayers in administrative disputes and litigation with the Internal Revenue Service.

Jack has planned and represented estates of all sizes, including several estates of more than $50 million. He provides solutions to the unique estate planning problems of corporate executives and handles integration of corporate employee benefits into an estate plan.  Clients are especially interested in Jack’s experience with the following:

  • Multi-generational issues
  • Exit and succession strategies
  • Family holdings
  • Reduction of the impact of federal estate and transfer
  • Problems in the younger generations of well-to-do families
  • Philanthropy and foundations
  • Resolution of family conflicts
  • Family office services

Clients say they prefer Jack’s efficiency, grasp of family dynamics and knack for clear, practical solutions and explanations.

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