Jennie Clark Stewart

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Ms. Stewart is a partner with Kutak Rock LLP in the Little Rock office. She focuses her practice on corporate and partnership taxation, estate planning, tax issues for nonprofit organizations and she regularly provides tax-related advice to publicly traded, privately held, and various other types of REITs, real estate funds and publicly traded partnerships (“PTPs”). Ms. Stewart also provides tax support to Kutak Rock’s corporate and mergers and acquisitions group.

Ms. Stewart’s REIT experience includes assisting in issuing tax opinions, analyzing the income and asset tests, and providing structuring advice such as tiered REIT structures and issues related to the pension-held REIT rules and unrelated business taxable income. In addition, she assists one of the world’s largest hospitality companies with the issuance of asset-backed notes through term securitization transactions. Ms. Stewart provides tax advice to other entities involving asset-backed securities and mortgage-backed securities as well. 

Prior to joining Kutak Rock LLP, Ms. Stewart practiced in Dallas, Texas with a law firm specializing in estate planning and then with a public accounting firm as a senior international tax associate. 


Ms. Stewart has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Accounting) from the University of Arkansas and a Juris Doctor degree with Honors from the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law where she served as the Managing Editor of the Law Review. She also has an LL.M. in taxation from the University of Florida where she served as a Graduate Editor of the Florida Law Review