Clark C. Luke

Associate

Clark C. Luke was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 2011 and the Tennessee Bar in 2012 His primary areas of practice include estate planning and administration, taxation, corporate law, and domestic and family relations. During law school, Clark served as a member of the Moot Court Board. He has an LL.M. in Taxation and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Contact Information:

Telephone number: 601.965.1815
Email: cluke@watkinseager.com
Practice Areas
Corporate
Domestic Relations and Family Law
Estate Planning and Administration
Mergers and Acquisitions
Public Finance (Bonds)
Tax Credits
Taxation
Education

Bachelor of Accountancy: University of Mississippi, cum laude, 2007
Master of Taxation: University of Mississippi, cum laude, 2008
Juris Doctor: University of Mississippi School of Law, cum laude, 2010
LL.M. in Taxation: University of Florida, 2012

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 Honors:

  • Best Lawyers in America ® (2018) in Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Tax Law
  • Mississippi Economic Council Leadership Mississippi, Class of 2016
  • University of Mississippi School of Law Moot Court Board
  • Super Lawyers - Mid South Rising Stars (2015-2016), Tax

Publications and Speaking Engagements:

  • Author, "Corporate Governance and Management," Mississippi Business Journal, June 16, 2016
  • Speaker, "Trust Litigation Trends and Emerging Risk," Mississippi Bankers Association Financial Management Conference, Jackson, MS, November 4, 2016
  • Author, "Business Entity Selection: Choose Wisely or Pay Later," Mississippi Business Journal, July 24, 2015
  • Speaker, "Tax Consequences After the Divorce," National Business Institute, July 2015
  • Speaker, "Litigating the Case: Will Contests," National Business Institute, July 2014
  • Speaker, "The Ethics of Asset Protection Planning," Trustmark National Bank CLE, July 2014

Professional And Community Involvement:

  • American Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association, Estates & Trusts Section, Executive Committee
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Jackson Young Lawyers
  • Estate Planning Council of Mississippi
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
  • Mission First Legal Aid