Mission

Providing legal services nationally and headquartered in Houston Tx, Cook Legal Group, LLLP secures and maximizes client assets by providing tax and business consulting services that drive innovative wealth building solutions.

Our Core Values provide the foundation for our relationships with our clients:

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Profitability
  • Communication
  • Accountability
  • Customer Service
  • Business Proficiency

Avoid Legal & Financial Hazards

With a dynamic, collaborative approach, an exemplary track record, and a greatly experienced team offering more than 150 combined years of legal, tax, and business management experience across diverse industries, our experienced professionals' recommendations are at the forefront of innovation. We strive to provide our clients with the right resources to handle any issue that affects the success of your business or your family wealth.

Our Wealth of Services Safeguard Your Assets

Cook Legal Group, LLLP focuses primarily on:

  • Choice of Business Entity
  • Limited Partnership Structures
  • Family Limited Partnership Structures
  • Income Tax Planning
  • General Corporate Matters
  • Business Restructuring
  • Tax Controversy Representation
  • Domestic and International Wealth Preservation
  • Estate Planning: Wills, Powers of Attorney, Trusts
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Foundation Creation
  • Obtaining Tax Exempt Status
  • Business Control
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Probate
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Private Placements
  • Series LLC's

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  • Loren R. Cook

    CEO / Attorney, CPA

    The founding shareholder of the firm, Loren received his B.A. and M.A. in Accounting from New Mexico State University and a J.D. from Thurgood Marshall School of Law. His 20-plus years of international and domestic experience play a major role in our approach to tax and business consulting services. By using coordinated legal planning, tax planning, and business risk management solutions, Loren and his team can anticipate opportunities and develop innovative, flexible solutions for our clients.

  • Anthony Choueifati

    Attorney

    Anthony Choueifati graduated from the University of Houston with a B.A. in Economics and Psychology and from South Texas College of Law with a J.D. After founding a successful Austin practice in 2006, Anthony merged his existing practice with Cook Legal Group, LLLP in 2012. Anthony zealously advocates for Cook Legal Group, LLLP’s clients, focusing his practice in the areas of civil litigation defense, contracts, franchising, business entity selection, M&A and estate planning.

  • Gene McCain

    Attorney / CPA

    Gene McCain obtained a B.B.A. in Accounting from Hardin-Simmons University and a law degree from South Texas College. In addition to being an attorney, Gene is also a CPA. He has managed a variety of areas including federal and state taxation planning including estate planning. He has an extensive background dealing with the IRS and state agencies in tax controversy matters. His experience includes tax returns, audits, workouts, litigation and appeals.

  • Anthony Brister

    Attorney

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  • Karl E. Jackson Jr.

    Attorney / LL.M. Taxation

    Karl is a tax attorney who assists clients with federal, state, and international tax planning matters in connection with business structuring, mergers, acquisitions, and other partnership and corporate transactions. Karl also advises clients on estate planning matters and drafts partnership and corporation agreements, asset and interest transfer agreements, and financing agreements.

    Karl obtained his J.D. and Tax LL.M. from the University of Houston Law Center where he was a Contributing Editor on the Journal of Consumer & Commercial Law and served on the Board of Advocates.

    Prior to joining Cook Legal Group Karl advised domestic oil and gas companies, multi-national corporations, and large partnerships on various mergers, acquisitions, and bankruptcy related matters at a multi-national consulting company.

  • Julie George

    Administrative Assistant

    Julie facilitates corporate communications and organizes special events for Cook Legal Group, LLLP. She received her B.A. in Elementary Education from Nicholls State University. Prior to joining Cook Legal Group, LLLP, she spent 15 years working in the hotel industry.

  • Susan Shulick

    Administrative Assistant

    Susan coordinates international services and logistics for Cook Legal Group, LLLP. She received her A.B. Economics degree from the University of Santo Tomas and an M.B.A. Honors degree from the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines. Prior to joining Cook Legal Group, LLLP, she held various coordinating roles and administrative functions for an international development bank based in Manila.

  • Paula Cook

    Administrative Assistant

    Paula provides accounting support to the legal and tax teams.

  • Nicholas Murski

    Controller

    Nicholas Murski, a native Houstonian, earned his B.B.A. in Accounting from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX. He has experience in a wide variety of fields in accounting including but not limited to Controller Services, Internal Accounting, Tax Preparation, and Bookkeeping. Nicholas currently provides Controller and Internal Accounting services for the firms. In his spare time, Nicholas enjoys spending quality time with his family and rooting for the Houston sports teams!

  • Alize Garza

    Administrative Assistant

    Alize provides administrative support to the legal and tax teams.

  • Krystal Hardwick

    Administrative Assistant

    Krystal Hardwick is the newest addition to the Cook Legal Group. She has an extensive history in hospitality and personal relations through working in restaurants, wineries, and music venues around the world. She has sung professionally for over 10 years and is a published singer-songwriter. This unique, yet cohesive, composition of experiences gives her insight into the human experience that is very refreshing to have on our team.  In her leisure time, Krystal loves to travel more than anything. One of her favorite destinations spots is Brazil! She also greatly enjoys photography, architecture and interior design.

 

History & Culture

Cook Legal Group, LLLP is a full-service business consulting firm that focuses on safeguarding client assets, preserving accumulated wealth and minimizing tax obligations and potential controversies. With offices in Houston and Austin, Texas it serves more than 600 clients in the medical, real estate, financial, retail and professional services industries nationwide.

The team brings a wide range of experience and knowledge in business, tax, and legal matters to the clients. It primarily focuses on privately held business and entrepreneur needs and assists in asset protection, estate planning, business structuring, strategic tax planning and legal general counsel work. Cook Legal Group, LLLP also provides general business litigation, copyright and trademark protection, and other sophisticated business transaction services.