Christopher L. Wiginton

Chris's Profile

Chris is a Shareholder in Maynard Cooper’s Trusts, Estates & Family practice group, as well as a member of related practice teams including the Family Business and Tax groups. His practice focuses primarily on the areas of estate and business planning, corporate and partnership taxation and general corporate matters.

Chris has worked on a number of transactions for a wide variety of start-up businesses, existing businesses, and family-owned businesses. He has also advised clients on various structuring, financing, and corporate governance matters. Chris also regularly assists both start-up and existing non-profit organizations with a variety of issues.

His tax practice is primarily devoted to the areas of estate and gift taxation, corporate taxation, partnership taxation, as well as matters related to low-income housing tax credits under Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code.

He holds an LL.M. in Taxation with distinction from Georgetown University Law Center. He received his J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law and a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Mississippi.

Chris's Affiliations and Civic Involvement


  • Alabama State Bar
  • American Bar Association, Business and Tax Sections
  • Huntsville/Madison County Bar Association

Civic Involvement

  • Children’s Hospital Committee for the Future, 2008
  • Habitat for Humanity of Madison County, Board Member
  • Leadership Huntsville/Madison County, Connect Class 10
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State Bar:Alabama

Georgetown University Law Center (2002, LL.M. Taxation, with distinction)

Wake Forest University School of Law (1999, J.D., CALI Award for Excellence in Taxation: Policy)

University of Mississippi (1996, B.A., magna cum laude; Golden Key Honor Society; Phi Kappa Phi; Beta Alpha Psi; Phi Eta Sigma)

August 6, 2019
Maynard Cooper & Gale Estate Planning Practice Earns Top Marks in 2019 Chambers High Net Worth Guide
Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that the Firm and four of its estate planning attorneys have earned top rankings in the 2019 edition of the Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) Guide: The World’s Leading Private Wealth Advisors....