Jon L. Mills

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 Awards

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

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
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Sonya Goode
State Bar:Alabama, Florida

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

Samford University (2005, Masters of Accountancy)

Cumberland School of Law (2014, J.D. , Cumberland Law Review – Associate Editor; Scholar of Merit Awards: Federal Income Tax I, Federal Income Tax II, Corporate Finance)

University of Florida Levin College of Law (2015, Masters of Laws in Taxation, Book Award: State and Local Taxation)

August 20, 2020
168 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021
Birmingham, AL. (August 20, 2020) Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 168 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a peer-review guide...
May 5, 2020
Some Expenses May No Longer Be Deductible In Connection With PPP Loans
On April 30, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) released Notice 2020-32 clarifying the IRS’s position with respect to the deductibility of certain expenses paid using loan proceeds received under the CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program...
April 5, 2019
Authors: Jon Mills and ...