Byron M. Eiseman Jr.

Trust & Estate Planning

Partner

  • (501) 370-1546
  • eiseman@fridayfirm.com
  • (501) 244-5332

Biography

Byron M. Eiseman, Jr., a former managing partner of the firm, concentrates his practice on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and on estate planning, probate and estate administration and taxation. He is a Fellow in the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel and a Fellow in the American College of Tax Counsel.  Byron is listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, in The Best Lawyers in America and in Mid-South Super Lawyers. The Arkansas Times has named him the Top Tax Lawyer in Arkansas and Best Lawyers in America has named him Lawyer of the Year 2014 in Little Rock for tax law.

Chambers USA: Americas Leading Lawyers is particularly regarded for the quality and rigor of research it conducts on firms and lawyers before selecting the top ranked among them. It said,

“Byron Eiseman is a leader in tax law. A well-regarded, dedicated expert in the field, he is commended for his commitment to his clients.”

Honors

      


Education

  • New York University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 1964
  • University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1960
  • University of Tennessee, B.S. in Accounting, 1958; Beta Alpha Psi
  • Carson-Newman College

Noteworthy

    • Adjunct Professor, Estate & Gift Taxation and Estate Planning; University of Arkansas at Little Rock Bowen Law School, since 1968
    • Basic Estate & Gift Taxation, American Law Institute - American Bar Association, 1992
    • Certified Public Accountant, Arkansas, 1965
    • Fellow, American College of Trust & Estate Counsel
    • Fellow, American College of Tax CounselFellow, American Bar Foundation
    • Frequent speaker on taxation at tax institutes
    • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1983
    • Named by The Best Lawyers in America as Lawyer of the Year 2014, Little Rock, Tax Law
    • Named in Arkansas Times as Top Tax Lawyer in Arkansas
    • Published in Workbook for Arkansas Estate Planners Bobbs-Merrill, 1965
    • Ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business; Corporate/ Commercial: Tax
    • Selected by attorney peers for inclusion in Mid-South Super Lawyers as one of the Top 50 lawyers in Arkansas

Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Tax Section and Estate and Gift Tax Subcommittee
  • Arkansas Bar Association; co-founder and past chair of tax section
  • Arkansas Society of CPAs, President, 1987
  • Beta Alpha Psi
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Pi Kappa Alpha
  • Pulaski County Bar
  • Quapaw Area Council Boy Scouts of America, President 2004—2006
  • Rotary (LR Club 99), President 1993—1994

Admissions

  • Arkansas, 1964
  • Tennessee, 1961
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • United States Tax Court

Additional Links: 

2017 Chambers USA

Best Lawyers in America