Jenny H. Connors, Williams Mullen / Richmond
Jenny Connors is a partner in the business tax section at Williams Mullen. She focuses her practice on the taxation of businesses, business owners and investors, with a particular emphasis on the taxation of flow-through entities. Ms. Connors also counsels clients on the establishment of private equity funds, the acquisition of low-income housing and historic preservation tax credits, and the formation of tax-exempt organizations.
Ms. Connors earned both a bachelor of science in business administration degree, magna cum laude, and a bachelor of arts degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Richmond. She was a recipient of the Westhampton College Distinguished Leader Award and an inductee of both Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa.
A member of the Virginia State Bar, Ms. Connors received her juris doctor degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Richmond School of Law as a John Marshall Scholar. She was on the staff of the University of Richmond Law Review and a member of the Lewis F. Powell, Jr. American Inn of Court.
Virginia Super Lawyers magazine has recognized Ms. Connors as a "Rising Star" in Tax Law.
J. Conrad Garcia, Williams Mullen / Richmond
As Chair of the Tax Law Practice at Williams Mullen, Conrad Garcia concentrates his practice on domestic and international tax planning for businesses and individuals. Mr. Garcia counsels clients on choice of entity issues; formation, acquisition, disposition and liquidation of business entities; corporate reorganizations; like-kind exchanges; foreign tax issues; and federal and state tax disputes. He regularly guides investors and developers through the tax issues associated with historic, low income and new market credit transactions. In addition, Mr. Garcia advises clients on excise tax issues associated with the acquisition/operation and disposition of aircrafts.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Garcia served as a tax associate with Coopers & Lybrand, where he focused on tax issues relating to partnerships, foreign and domestic corporations, S-corporations and individuals.
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized Mr. Garcia as a top attorney for tax law and commercial litigation. He is listed in Virginia Business magazine’s “Legal Elite” and has also been named one of the top up-and-coming lawyers in the state by Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Stars magazine. In 2012, he was listed in Virginia Super Lawyers magazine for Tax Law. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Hispanic National Bar Association and the Leadership Metro Richmond class of 2008. Mr. Garcia is president of the board of directors for Sportable - Richmond Adaptive Sports and Recreation and serves on the board of directors of ChildSavers. He also serves on Williams Mullen's board of directors.
Mr. Garcia earned his undergraduate degree in accounting, with honors, from New Mexico State University in 1994. In 1997, he earned his law degree from Washington & Lee University School of Law, where he received the Washington & Lee Merit Scholarship. While in law school, Mr. Garcia served as editor-in-chief of Race & Ethnic Ancestry Law Journal. Mr. Garcia has a working knowledge of the Spanish language.