Maynard Cooper & Gale and Nexsen Pruet have agreed to merge on April 1, 2023. Together we will be Maynard Nexsen.

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Jon's Profile

Jon is a shareholder in Maynard's Corporate Securities & Tax Practice. He focuses his practice on tax, mergers and acquisitions, business planning, and economic development.

As both a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and an attorney, Jon offers extensive experience in assisting businesses with federal and state income tax matters. He provides general corporate governance advice to business owners and management, and he represents clients on both the buy-side and sell-side of transactions in a variety of industries. Using his knowledge and understanding of the various industry sector intricacies, he provides a broad range of clients with strategic direction related to tax planning and guides them through the resolution of complex tax issues and the avoidance of costly mistakes.

Prior to law school and joining the Maynard team, Jon worked as a CPA in Birmingham. He received his B.S. in Business Administration and his Masters of Accountancy from Samford University. After graduating from Cumberland School of Law where he was Associate Editor of the Cumberland Law Review, he received his Master of Laws in Taxation from the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida. Jon is also a graduate of Leadership Tuscaloosa, class of 2015-2016 and was named One to Watch in Corporate Law and Tax Law (2021-2022) and Mergers and Acquisitions (2022) by Best Lawyers.

Jon's Accolades

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Corporate Law, Tax Law (2021-present), Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2023)

Jon's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama Bar Association
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Samford University Bulldog Club Development Board

Admissions

State Bar: Alabama, Florida

Education
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law
    • (2015, Masters of Laws in Taxation, Book Award: State and Local Taxation)
  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
    • (2014, J.D., Cumberland Law Review - Associate Editor; Scholar of Merit Awards: Federal Income Tax I, Federal Income Tax II, Corporate Finance)
  • Samford University
    • (2005, B.S., Masters of Accountancy)

  • Samford University
    • (2004, B.S., Business Administration)


Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Maynard Cooper & Gale Elevates Five Attorneys to Shareholder

Maynard Cooper & Gale (Maynard) is pleased to announce the promotion of five attorneys to shareholder, effective January 1, 2023. The Firm’s new shareholders include William Bloom, Tommy Buck, Mike Evans, Jon Mills, and Steven Strother. “These five dedicated attorneys have earned shareholder positions based on their tireless client service...

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Monday, August 22, 2022

200 Maynard Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2023

Maynard is pleased to announce that 200 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, including 11 who are distinguished as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of expertise and 56 of the Firm’s younger attorneys who are recognized...

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Friday, May 13, 2022

MAYNARD REPRESENTS AAA COOPER TRANSPORTATION IN ACQUISITION BY KNIGHT-SWIFT TRANSPORTATION: EARNS A SPOT ON THE 2022 MID-MARKET DEALS OF THE YEAR

Maynard is proud to announce that the firm’s representation of Alabama-based AAA Cooper Transportation in its acquisition by publicly-traded Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, Inc. (KNX: NYSE) earned a spot in the recently released list of the top 28 deals recognized in the Mergers & Acquisitions 2022 Mid-Market Deals of the Year...

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