El Paso

221 N. Kansas, Suite 1700
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone: 915.533.4424
Fax: 915.546.5360


2905 San Gabriel St, Suite 205, 
Austin, TX 78705
Phone: 512.320.5466
Fax: 512.320.5431

Las Cruces

3800 E. Lohman Ave., Suite C
Las Cruces, NM 88011
Phone: 575.527.0023
Fax: 915.546.5360

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Gene Wolf

Email: gene.wolf@kempsmith.com
Telephone: 915.533.4424 / Fax: 915.546.5360

Gene Wolf is a partner in the Corporate and Business department and a member of the Management Committee.  A native El Pasoan, he began as an associate in 1991 practicing primarily in the areas of securities, business and tax law. He was promoted to partner in 1997 with practice emphasis on tax, estate and business planning.



  • Baylor Law School, J.D., 1991
  • Baylor University, B.B.A., 1988


  • State Bar of Texas
    • Section of Taxation, Past Chair; Past Editor, Texas Tax Lawyer
    • General Tax Committee, Past Chair
    • Committee on Government Submissions, Member
  • American Bar Association
    • Section of Taxation, Member
  • El Paso Bar Association
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow
  • Texas Federal Tax Institute, President


  • Texas, 1991
  • New Mexico, 2021
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas
  • United States Tax Court


  • Board Certified, Estate Planning and Probate Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • 2022-Present Family Endeavors Foundation, Director 
  • 2019-Present, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso President’s Development Council
  • 2016-Present, Kids Excel El Paso, Director
  • 2010-2014, Yucca Council, Boy Scouts of America, Director
  • Since 2012, Hunt Companies, Inc., Director; Chair of the Governance and Nominating and Ethics Committee
  • 2010-2014, Junior Achievement of the Desert Southwest, Director
  • Since 1992, Rotary Club of El Paso, Past Director; Member
  • Since 2000, Rotary Club of El Paso Foundation, Co-Counsel
  • Since 1995, El Paso Estate Planning Council, Past President; Member
  • 2000-2006, El Paso Chapter of Financial Service Professionals, Past President
  • 2002-2006, El Paso Lighthouse for the Blind, Director
  • 2002-2005, The Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Director
  • 2007-2010, Junior League of El Paso Endowment Fund; 2002-2006, Director
  • 2010-2014, The Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce, Director, Past General Counsel
  • 2007-2014, El Paso Club, Director
  • 2004-2012, The Paso del Norte Group, Member
  • Since 2012, Borderplex Bi-National Economic Alliance, Director
  • 1994-1997, American Red Cross - El Paso Chapter, Director
  • 2011-Current, First Baptist Church of El Paso, Member; Committee on Committees, Chair; Deacon, Past Chair; Long Range Planning Committee, Past Chair; Properties Committee, Past Chair; Personnel Committee, Past Chair; Pulpit Supply Committee
  • 1984, Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout