Jay Adkisson

Jay Adkisson is  an attorney who practices in the areas of creditor-debtor litigation, asset protection and wealth preservation, and captive insurance companies and insurance/reinsurance litigation. He is also a contributor to Forbes magazine. Jay is perhaps best known as the creator of Quatloos.com, and as a book author and popular legal and financial speaker on a variety of topics. He has twice been an expert witness to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee.


Jay is a founding partner of Riser Adkisson LLP, with his offices in Newport Beach, California, and Henderson, Nevada. His practice includes general business litigation with an emphasis on creditor-debtor law, and general business planning with an emphasis on asset protection planning and captive insurance.


Jay earned his Juris Doctor degree, with honors, from the University of Oklahoma in 1988, and was a member of the Oklahoma Law Review. He has been admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Oklahoma (1989), Texas (1993), California (2007), Nevada (2012), Arizona (2012), the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th, 9th, 10th, and 11th Circuits, and numerous federal district courts nationwide. In 27 years of practicing law, he has been in litigation and trials from Houston to Miami to Wilmington to Tacoma to San Diego, and many places in between. Jay also frequently acts as an expert witness in their areas, and as a court-appointed receiver.


Jay is a member of the American Bar Association and is active in leadership in the Business Law and Real Property, Trusts and Estate (RPTE) sections, including: Chair, 2015 to 2016, and Vice-Chair, 2012 to 2015, Committee on Financial Services and Insurance in the Real Property, Trusts & Estates Section; Past Chair, 2011 to 2014, Committee on Captive Insurance Companies in the Business Law Section; American Bar Association Adviser, 2012-14, Uniform Laws Commission Committee on the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act (formerly the Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act); and American Bar Association Adviser, 2014-2017, Uniform Laws Commission Committee on the Uniform Limited Liability Company Protected Series Act.


Future Speaking Appearances

2016.11.17 ... Nashville, TN ... Jay Adkisson to present "Charging Orders and Piercing the LLC Veil" at the Tennessee International Tax Conference.


2016.12.1 ... Columbus, OH ... Jay Adkisson to present "Captive Insurance Companies" at the Fourth Annual Ohio Asset Protection Institute.


2017.4.27 ... Mesa, AZ ... Jay Adkisson to present "Asset Protection Update" to the East Valley Estate Planning Council.


Most Recent Articles

2016.11.16 ... A Detailed Analysis of IRS Notice 2016-66 re 831(b) Captives

2016.11.13 ... Pretrial Memoranda Filed In Wilson 831(b) Captive Case Display IRS Attacks and Taxpayer Responses

2016.11.08 ... IRS Notice 2016-66 Regarding 831(b) Captive Insurance Companies Interpreted In Common English

2016.11.1 ... IRS Categorizes Certain 831(b) Captive Insurance Companies As A "Transaction Of Interest"

2016.10.31 ... Attempt To Silence Ex-Director About Asset Protection Planning Fails In Yukos Capital

2016.10.29 ... Credit Reports Of Debtors Off-Limits In Other Than Credit Transaction Judgments Says Rodriguez Court

2016.10.26 ... Merely Going To An Asset Protection Planner Proof Of Intent To Defraud Creditors In Ellison

2016.10.15 ... 831(b) Small Captive Insurance Company Owners Face January 1 Deadline To Fix Ownership Structure

2016.9.30 ... The Silver Lining In The IRS's Proposed Rule Changes For Valuation Discounts

2016.9.29 ... Not All Captive Insurance Risk Pools Are Created Equally

2016.9.10 ... The 10-Year Lookback for Tax Liability Overrides State Fraudulent Transfer Law In Kipnis

2016.9.3 … Charging Order Exclusivity Proves To Be Not So Exclusive In DeVoll






Jay practices primarily in the area of commercial litigation, with an emphasis on creditor-debtor issues including fraudulent transfer cases and charging orders. Jay also practices in the area of captive insurance planning and the use of Series LLCs. Jay also serves as a court-appointed receiver.


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Jay has served as an expert witness in the areas of captive insurance, trusts, attorney negligence, and creditor-debtor law, and twice as an expert witness to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee. He also routinely serves as a consultant to other attorneys on the issues of fraudulent transfers, charging orders, creditor-debtor law generally, and captive insurance.


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Jay is the author of several books, including top-selling books on asset protection planning and captive insurance companies. He is also a contributor to Forbes.com


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Jay is a much sought-after speaker who frequently makes continuing legal education presentations to a variety of groups.


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Jay has been frequently quoted in the financial press.


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Jay has served and is available to serve as an independent director for companies, including captive insurance companies.


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Litigation Areas of Emphasis

Planning Areas of Emphasis

Contact Jay at:


Phone: 702-953-9617     Fax: 877-698-0678


E-Mail: jay@jayadkisson.com


Offices in Las Vegas NV, and Newport Beach CA (by appointment only)



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