Michael A. Grim

Michael A. Grim

Tax Principal
Mountjoy Chilton Medley
2600 Meidinger Tower
462 South Fourth Street
Louisville, KY 40202

Direct Work Phone: 502-882-4510
Cell Phone: 502-554-7159

Professional Experience:

Michael is a Member resident in the Louisville office of BinghamGrennebaum Doll LLP, where he practices in the Tax and Finance Practice Group. Prior to joining this firm, Mike worked for United Parcel Service for nearly 19 years. His last two assignments, which were concurrent, were as the UPS Airline Tax Department Manger and UPS Airline Contracts Manager.

As the Airline Tax Department Manager, Mike had responsibility for all tax matters related to UPSís airline operations, including international, federal, state and local tax issues. As the Airline Contracts Manager, Mike had responsibility for all contracts related to aircraft acquisitions, operations and dispositions.

Mike also has extensive experience in aviation insurance-related matters, having worked with UPSís aviation insurance brokers and underwriters on various claim-related incidents.

In sum, Mike is able to assist in navigating the myriad tax, legal and regulatory issues unique to aircraft ownership and/or operations.

Practice Focus:

Michaelís practice focuses on controversy, litigation and planning relating to federal, state and local tax matters. In addition, Mike is Chair of the firmís Aviation Services Team and is a member of the firmís Indiana, SALT and Federal Tax Teams.


  • B.A., Indiana University Southeast, 1991

  • M.B.A., Indiana University Southeast, 1997

  • J.D., cum laude, University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law, 2000
Admitted to Practice
  • Indiana, 2000

  • Kentucky, 2000

Professional and Community Activities:

  • American Bar Association

  • Kentucky Bar Association

  • Indiana Bar Association

  • Louisville Bar Association

  • Institute of Management Accountants

  • Tax Executives Institute (2004-2005)

  • American Bar Association Section of Taxation

  • American Bar Association Forum on Air and Space Law

  • National Business Aviation Association

  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

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