Attorney Rufus E. Wolff

Managing Partner

Rufus Wolff is the founding attorney of the firm, practicing primarily in the areas of taxation, law of alternative staffing arrangements, employee benefits, business planning, securities law, estate planning, and asset protection.  Rufus frequently represents clients who are owners of closely-held businesses, and investors whose needs require a creative approach to tax, estate and business planning. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive), and has served as an adjunct professor of law at UALR Law School teaching Corporate Income Taxation from 1989 to 1996. He has been actively involved in the professional employer organization industry since 1987. Rufus has represented many professional employer organizations (“PEOs”) in all aspects of their business and legal needs, including representing a significant number of PEOs in sales and acquisitions.

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Education

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, J.D. (with highest honors)
  • University of Arkansas, B.S.B.A.

Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Pulaski County Bar Association
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accounts

 

Direct:   (501) 954-8000 Ext. 112
Fax:        (866) 419-1601

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Arkansas
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Court – Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals – Eighth Circuit

Other Noteworthy Activities

  • Primary Author: Model Legislation – Employee Leasing Act; The Employment Relationship in Employee Leasing Arrangements (NSLA 1993); The Employment Relationship in Professional Employer Organization Arrangements(NAPEO 1994, 1996 and 1997).
  • Speaker at various programs sponsored by NAPEO (National Association of Professional Employer Organizations) and other organizations.
  • Presently maintains the Regulatory Database for NAPEO.
  • Author of numerous published articles concerning various legal aspects of PEOs.