Seth's Profile

Seth is an Associate in the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation practice at Maynard Cooper. Seth advises clients in connection with qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, executive and equity compensation arrangements, Code Section 409A compliance, an array of matters involving health and welfare plans, and the benefits aspects of mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Maynard Cooper, Seth’s practice involved tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, securities compliance, and estates, trusts, and family business planning. This broad practice allowed Seth to develop an appreciation of a wide range of legal and regulatory issues affecting business owners and executives. Seth leverages this experience to provide each client with technical advice that reflects the client’s business objectives while addressing all relevant ERISA/employee benefits and related tax matters.

Seth's Experience

  • Represented health care practice in restructuring ownership to accommodate growth and developing incentives for employees
  • Represented domestic owners in sale of foreign subsidiary
  • Advised clients on tax issues surrounding debt for equity swaps
  • Advised clients on charitable giving structures
  • Advised a regional clinic practice on executive compensation

Seth's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Alabama State Bar, Section of Taxation
  • American Bar Association, Sections of Taxation and Business Law
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association

Bar Admissions

State Bar: Alabama

U.S. District Court: Alabama (Middle)

U.S. Tax Court

Supreme Court of Alabama

Education
  • New York University School of Law
    • (LL.M. in Taxation)
  • University of Alabama School of Law
    • (J.D.)
  • Vanderbilt University
    • (B.A., Economics)

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

IRS ISSUES GUIDANCE FOR CORONAVIRUS-RELATED DISTRIBUTIONS AND LOANS FROM RETIREMENT PLANS UNDER THE CARES ACT

In a previous client alert, we discussed several provisions under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) that provide relief to “qualified individuals” with regard to “coronavirus-related distributions” (“CRDs”) and loans from their retirement plan accounts. Specifically, one such provision allows qualified individuals participating in specified...

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Friday, March 13, 2020

MAYNARD COOPER COVID-19 CONTINGENCY PLAN AND TASK FORCE

Dear Clients, In this time of growing concern surrounding the COVID-19 virus, we want to assure our clients that Maynard, Cooper & Gale is prepared with an emergency business contingency plan. We continue to closely monitor developments and prepare to quickly respond and adapt so that we can seamlessly maintain...

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

SETH CAPPER JOINS MAYNARD COOPER’S EMPLOYEE BENEFITS & EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION PRACTICE

Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to welcome Seth Capper to its Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Practice. Seth will work as an Associate in the firm’s Birmingham office. With five years of experience, Seth’s practice will focus primarily on employee benefits and executive compensation matters. Seth also has experience...

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