Jon's Profile

Jon is an associate in Maynard Cooper's Corporate Securities and Tax Practice Group. His practice focuses on federal, state and local tax matters, mergers and acquisitions, business planning, and economic development.

As both a Certified Public Accountant and attorney, Jon has extensive experience in assisting businesses and individuals with federal and state income tax matters. Using his knowledge and understanding of the various industry sector intricacies, he offers strategic direction with tax planning for a broad range of business clients. He helps them to resolve complex tax issues and avoid costly mistakes. In addition to his experience handling tax matters, Jon provides general corporate governance advice to business owners and management, including guidance regarding choice of entity decisions, securities regulations, and tactical restructuring decisions. Jon enjoys helping business owners navigate the various legal and tax issues that arise throughout the life of their business.

Prior to law school and joining the Maynard Cooper team, Jon worked as an accountant in Birmingham for almost six years. 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.

Jon's Accolades

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

Jon's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Tuscaloosa County Bar Association
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants

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
    • (2004, B.S., Business Administration)
  • Samford University
    • (2005, Masters of Accountancy)

Thursday, August 19, 2021

179 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022

Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 179 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, including 17 who are distinguished as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of expertise and 48 of the Firm’s younger attorneys...

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Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Maynard Represents AAA Cooper Transportation in its Acquisition by Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, Inc.

Maynard Cooper & Gale represented AAA Cooper Transportation, a leading less-than-truckload (“LTL”) carrier, in connection with its sale to Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:KNX). The enterprise value of the transaction is $1.35 billion and makes a significant impact on Knight-Swift’s growth platform in the LTL space. AAA Cooper will...

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Thursday, December 10, 2020

Alabama Department of Revenue Provides Guidance on NEW Annual Online Renewal of Sales and Other Tax Licenses

On October 28, 2020 the Alabama Department of Revenue (ALDOR) released guidance to taxpayers regarding new requirements for the renewal of sales tax and other tax licenses. These requirements change long-standing practices in Alabama that did not require the annual renewal of such licenses. As of November 1, 2020 sales...

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