Adams and Reese LLP
Charles “Chuck” Adams, Jr., joined Adams and Reese in 1996 when he and nine attorneys from another law firm opened the firm’s Jackson office. As the initial contact for the Jackson opening, Chuck led the recruiting efforts for the Jackson office. He became the full-time Managing Partner of the entire firm in 2001.
As managing partner, Chuck has been instrumental in the regional growth of our firm. He was directly involved in every phase, identifying, approaching, recruiting, negotiating, closing and integrating, of the firm’s mergers and office openings in Birmingham in 2002, Nashville in 2005, Memphis in 2006, Florida in 2009, and South Carolina in 2013. Chuck has practiced for more than 25 years in business and corporate law and commercial transactions.
Chuck is listed in Best Lawyers® - Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities Law.
His significant contributions include:
Since 1990, Chuck has served as President and Board Chairman of the Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of Jackson. The foundation has grown from total assets of about $2 million to over $12 million in that time to serve works of the Catholic Church in Mississippi.
He admires his father, who began working at age 15, became a successful businessman and business owner, valued education and made sure his three children were well educated. In his free time, Chuck plays golf, hunts deer and duck and has been an instrument-rated pilot for more than 25 years.