Val C. Cronin is a Director practicing in the fields of mergers and acquisitions, taxation, asset protection, and estate planning. He offers considerable experience in business sales and acquisitions, family and business tax planning, asset protection, and estate planning for family succession. 

Mr. Cronin offers years of experience structuring family business interests for growth and asset transfers and minimizing the tax consequences of those transactions in present day transfers and in transferring the family business to the next generation. He strongly believes in protecting key family assets from litigation risk and creating the business structures most likely to offer that advantage.

Practice Areas

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Tax Planning
  • Asset Protection
  • Estate Planning

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1994

Court Admissions & Certifications

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Financial Planner


  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, J.D.
  • Baylor University, Bachelor’s of Business Administration, with honors

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