Riser Adkisson LLP is a boutique law firm whose partners are among the best-known and respected nationally in their fields. Chris Riser and Jay Adkisson are the co-authors of “Asset Protection: Concepts & Strategies” (McGraw-Hill 2004), the best-selling book on the subject.
Chris Riser is the firm’s partner in Athens, Georgia, and is licensed to practice law in Georgia and North Carolina. A graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law and a veteran of the Gulf War, Chris practices in the areas of asset protection, unhealthy advanced estate planning, captive insurance, international taxation, and as co-counsel and expert witness in litigation matters involving trusts, domestic and offshore asset protection plans, and fraudulent transfers. Chris is a former Chairman of the American Bar Association’s Asset Protection Planning Committee, and is admitted as a Solicitor (non-practising) in England and Wales.
Jay Adkisson is the firm’s partner in Newport Beach, California, and is licensed to practice law in that state, Nevada, Oklahoma and Texas. A popular speaker, author and contributing writer to Forbes, Jay leads the firm’s litigation practice and concentrates in the area of creditor-debtor litigation and captive insurance litigation, though he also maintains a substantial practice in the formation of captive insurance companies. Jay is the current Chairman of the American Bar Association’s Captive Insurance Committee, and a Vice-Chair of the Insurance and Financial Services Committee.
Firm attorneys are admitted to practice in Georgia, North Carolina, California, Texas, Oklahoma, Nevada & Arizona.