The Shreveport Chapter of the LCPA and the Tax and Estate Planning Council will jointly host this luncheon featuring David Williams, Executive Vice President and Manager, Fiduciary Services at Argent Financial Services. David will speak on the use of ESOPs in family succession planning.
Speaker: David Williams, JD
CPE: 1 hour
About the Speaker:
David Williams serves as General Counsel to Argent Financial Group and as Executive Vice President and Manager of the fiduciary services team in the Atlanta, Georgia office of Argent Trust Company.
Prior to joining Argent, David was Executive Vice President and Manager, Fiduciary Services for Reliance Trust Company. He has over 40 years of experience in law practice with a special emphasis on employment related items and business transactions.
David founded the Atlanta office of the Schiff Hardin LLP law firm and managed the firm’s employee benefits and executive compensation practice from 2003 to 2012. Before then, he was a partner at Hunton & Williams (1991–2003) where he was the Atlanta managing partner and with Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy (1982–1991).
He has a J.D., cum laude, from The Ohio State University College of Law, an M.A. in political science from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Denison University.