All Members

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Professional Office Qualifications
Alabama
documentChristopher R. Grissom
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Partner
One Federal Place 1819 Fifth Avenue North
Birmingham, AL

Coverage Area(s):
Alabama, Tennessee
Chris Grissom practices primarily in the areas of state and local tax planning, LLCs, federal and state tax disputes, and state and local tax and non-tax incentives.

Practice Focus:
In his Tax Practice, Chris regularly counsels many of the Fortune 500 on Alabama tax matters. He also conducts multi-state entity studies for a wide array of planning strategies. Chris is familiar with choice of entity and the use of LLCs and LLPs and is the co-author of a series of charts and articles on the state tax treatment of LLCs and LLPs. In the Economic Development Practice arena, he works to negotiate various incentives with state and local authorities, as well as advising clients on the maintenance of and the state and local filing requirements for preserving incentives. Through his tax controversy, planning and incentives work, he deals with a wide variety of industries including pulp and paper, software technology, automotive, telecommunications, and textile manufacturers.
Arkansas
documentMatthew Boch
Dover Dixon Horne PLLC
Member
425 W Capitol Ave, Ste 3700
Little Rock, AR

Coverage Area(s):
Arkansas, Illinois, Multistate
Matthew Boch has been practicing in state and local taxes and incentives for over a decade. He began his practice with the SALT group of an international law firm in Chicago, where he became a partner. He relocated to Little Rock, Arkansas in 2015 and became a member of Dover Dixon Horne.

Practice Focus:
Matt represents taxpayers at all stages of tax controversies, from audits to appellate litigation, as well as providing planning and compliance advice. He focuses his practice both on Arkansas and multistate tax issues. In Arkansas, Matthew and his colleagues at Dover Dixon Horne are recognized for the depth and expertise of their tax practice, and they routinely advise and represent Fortune 500 companies as well as local businesses regarding Arkansas income tax matters, sales tax concerns, and other tax and incentive issues. On a multistate basis, clients rely on Matt to provide nexus advice and guidance, address tax positions and evaluate risks across multiple states, and advocate on their behalf before tax administrators. (Matthew continues to advise and represent taxpayers facing Illinois and Chicago tax issues in particular given his experience in those jurisdictions.) Matt also represents clients considering economic development incentives, offering advice and advocacy throughout the process: from planning and negotiation, though compliance and reporting, and regarding clawbacks or other disputes should they arise.
Arizona
documentJames G. Busby, Jr.
THE CAVANAGH LAW FIRM

1850 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ

Coverage Area(s):
Arizona
Before entering private practice, Mr. Busby served as Chief Auditor and Principal Tax Analyst for the Transaction Privilege (Sales) and Use Tax Division of the Arizona Department of Revenue. During Mr. Busby's time at the Department, he argued and settled cases for the Department, advised the Director on tax policy issues as a member of the Uniformity Committee, and acted as liaison to the Attorney General's office. As Chief Auditor, he administered Arizona's sales, use and severance tax audit programs, including the Cities Program, which conducts audits for 75 Arizona municipalities. Mr. Busby has advised and represented numerous clients of all sizes, and from many industries, in a variety of tax matters, and lectures extensively on state and local tax topics.

Practice Focus:
James G. Busby, Jr.'s practice involves all areas of state and local tax law including state and city sales, use, gross receipts, privilege, excise and severance taxes, as well as income, real and personal property taxes. Some of the state and local tax services Mr. Busby provides include: Amnesty and Voluntary Disclosure Negotiations
California
documentMichael L Caplinger
Caplinger Tax
CPA / CMI
1237 South Victoria Avenue
Suite 511
Oxnard, CA

Coverage Area(s):
California
Michael L Caplinger, CPA - Michael's career began "on the other side of the fence" as an auditor with the California State Board of Equalization. The 7 years he spent planning, conducting, supervising, and reviewing sales and use tax audit examinations now benefit his current consulting practice clients. Michael has been practicing exclusively in sales and use and business license taxes for nearly 30 years. Michael traded-in his Partnership in the national accounting firm BDO Seidman, LLP to form CAPLINGER TAX after 5 1/2 years in BDO's Century City based State & Local Tax (“SALT”) practice. He joined BDO as sales and use tax practice leader for the western region to help build its budding SALT practice after 6 years in "Big 5" public accounting. His "Big 5" experience culminated in a primary role as Southwestern Regional Sales & Transactions Tax Practice Leader, as well as several national leadership positions.

Practice Focus:
Michael has helped hundreds of clients capitalize on sales and use and business license tax opportunities and resolve their sales and use and business license tax issues. He assists businesses in solving problems related to sales and use taxes, and business license taxes. He brings them the keen insight and depth of knowledge that only many thousands of hours of client problem solving can provide. Michael understands the operations of state & local taxing agencies and uses this familiarity to appropriately promote his clients' interests and to protect their rights. He is well-versed in assessment appeal procedures, refund claim protocol, ruling requests & "no-name" negotiations, and the many other state & local taxing agency interactions.
Kurt C. Swainston
Law Offices of Kurt C. Swainston, APC

A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION
5938 East Calle Principia
Anaheim, CA

Coverage Area(s):
Federal, Multistate
documentBill Loew
Thompson Tax & Associates, LLC
Managing Director
936-B 7th Street
#210
Novato, CA

Coverage Area(s):
California
Bill brings more than 30 years of experience between public accounting and the California Board of Equalization. He was formerly a Partner at two Big 4 accounting firms, focusing on sales and use tax issues. Bill is located in our San Jose, CA office. 4880 Stevens Creek Blvd. Suite 201A

Practice Focus:
Bill has extensive multi-state audit defense and consulting experience for numerous clients located throughout the country. Additionally, Bill has managed numerous sales and use tax refund analysis projects for large clients in wide range of industries including high technology and healthcare. Bill has also focused on the streamlining and automation of organizations' sales and use tax processes. Bill has been a speaker on sales and use tax topics for associations including the Tax Executives Institute, Institute for Professionals in Taxation and National Business Institute.
documentDaniel L. Thompson
Thompson Tax & Associates, LLC
President, Thompson Tax & Associates, LLC
936-B 7th Street
#210
Novato, CA

Coverage Area(s):
California, Illinois, Mountain States
California, Illinois Dan offers more than thirty years of experience between public accounting and the California Board of Equalization. He has served as a Partner and Principal, focusing on both state and local tax issues at two Big 4 accounting firms. Dan founded Thompson Tax in June 2002. His consulting clients include both national and international companies representing broadly diverse markets.

Practice Focus:
Multistate Sales and Use Tax. All industries with strong emphasis on California.
Colorado
documentAlan Poe
The Poe Law Office LLC
President
7200 South Alton Way
Suite B-150
Centennial, CO

Coverage Area(s):
Colorado
In October of 2011, after 35 years (29 as a partner) with a large Denver-based law firm, Alan Poe left that firm to open his own law office with his daughter, Rachel. Alan’s practice in his new office continues to focus primarily on state and local taxation, including property tax, state and local sales and use tax, state income tax, and severance tax. He also has experience with unclaimed property laws, taxation by Indian tribes, and federal income tax litigation.

Practice Focus:
▪ Represents taxpayers in all phases of state and local tax controversies, including audits, assessments, protests, negotiations, administrative hearings, mediation, litigation, and appellate proceedings. ▪ Advises clients on the state and local tax consequences of transactions and business activities. ▪ Represents clients in negotiating tax incentive agreements with state and local jurisdictions. ▪ Assists taxpayers in negotiating voluntary disclosure agreements with state and local jurisdictions. ▪ Represents companies in connection with unclaimed property audits. --Industries Represented-- ▪ Centrally assessed (public utility) taxpayers, including telecommunications companies, electric companies, pipeline companies, airlines, railroads, and private car line companies ▪ Oil and gas companies, mining companies, timber companies, and other natural resource companies ▪ Manufacturers, contractors, and transportation companies ▪ Real estate developers ▪ Retailers and wholesalers ▪ Computer software companies and consulting firms ▪ Hotels, restaurants, ski areas, and movie theaters ▪ Healthcare companies and insurance companies ▪ Office buildings, shopping centers, apartment complexes, industrial buildings, commercial property, vacant land, mineral property, and agricultural property
Connecticut
documentLouis B. Schatz
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
Partner
One Constitution Plaza
Hartford, CT

Coverage Area(s):
Connecticut, Federal
Louis Schatz is the immediate past Chair of the Tax Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. He currently serves on the Shipman & Goodwin Management Committee and has, in the past, chaired the Firm's Tax Practice.

Practice Focus:
He practices in the areas of federal and State of Connecticut tax matters with attention to the representation of closely held businesses such as limited liability companies, partnerships and S corporations, and the representation of taxpayers involved in Connecticut tax controversies (at the audit, appellate and court levels).
District of Columbia
documentDonald A. Barnes
Law Offices of Donald A. Barnes, PLLC

818 Connecticut Avenue N.W.
Suite 1200
Washington, DC

Coverage Area(s):
National
Current: Law practice in Washington, DC limited to tax matters. Prior: National Tax Office, BDO Seidman, LLP, a CPA firm. Assistant to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue during the Administration of President George H.W. Bush. Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel, Income Tax & Accounting division. Partner, Baker & Hostetler, a law firm.

Practice Focus:
Provide National Tax Office services to CPA firms throughout the country. Tax Counsel to trade associations and public and private companies. Tax accounting, inventories, corporate taxation, lobbying, rulings, IRS examinations and litigation.
Florida
documentRobert S. Goldman
Dean Mead

215 S. Monroe Street
Suite 815
Tallahassee, FL
Over 35 years of practice in state and local taxation, including audits, protests, litigation, rulemaking, tax planning, and legislation. All major state and local taxes (sales taxes, property taxes, corporate income taxes, communications service taxes, gross receipts taxes, insurance premium taxes, documentary stamp taxes), and diverse industries including retail, manufacturing, energy, leasing, hospitality, telecommunications, government contracting, entertainment, health care, transportation, and the service sector. A principal author of Florida’s telecommunications 2000 tax reform legislation; Co-author of 2000 legislation revising the burden of proof and other procedural aspects of ad valorem cases.

Practice Focus:
State and local taxation.
documentMark Holcomb
Dean Mead

215 S. Monroe Street
Suite 815
Tallahassee, FL

Coverage Area(s):
Florida
Mr. Holcomb offers clients 32 years of experience practicing in state and local taxation. He represents clients before the Florida Department of Revenue and local taxing authorities, and in litigation at the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Holcomb advises clients on a broad range of state and local taxes, including corporate income and franchise tax, sales and use tax, documentary stamp tax, communication services tax, insurance premium tax, ad valorem tax and motor fuels tax, in tax controversy work and in planning opportunities. His full biography can be found at: http://www.deanmead.com/deanmead-attorney-profiles/mark-e-holcomb/ Mr. Holcomb has been recognized as a member of the Florida Trend Legal Elite, Best Lawyers in America, Florida Super Lawyers, and Chambers USA – America’s Leading Business Lawyers. He has held the highest rating awarded by Martindale-Hubbell for the past 15 years.

Practice Focus:
Mr. Holcomb represents corporate clients in all types of proceedings before the Florida Department of Revenue, including audits, protests, ruling requests, voluntary disclosures and rulemaking; before local property tax administrators; and in litigating state and local tax cases at the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Holcomb also advises clients on planning opportunities and multistate issues in a variety of state and local taxes. Mr. Holcomb’s experience includes a broad range of state and local taxes including corporate income and franchise tax, sales and use tax, documentary stamp tax, intangible personal property tax, communication services tax, gross receipts tax, insurance premium tax, ad valorem tax and motor fuels tax.
Georgia
documentChip Peters
J. S. Peters Consulting, LLC
Managing Director
570 Indigo Drive
Roswell, GA

Coverage Area(s):
Georgia, Multistate
Since 1988, Chip has specialized exclusively in multi-state tax consulting based out of Atlanta and previously New York City. Formerly, Chip was a state & local tax partner (participating principal) of Arthur Andersen’s national state tax restructuring practice and Deloitte’s multi-state tax practice. In 2004, he began his private multi-state and Georgia tax consulting practice as J. S. Peters Consulting LLC serving companies as well as accounting, tax and law firms that lack Chip's level of state tax expertise.

Practice Focus:
Chip has led numerous multi-state and Georgia tax projects for companies headquartered in several states and consistently delivers state tax value in the forms of cash refund claims, prospective annual savings, tax-efficient entity structure, effective tax rate decrease, earnings per share increase, tax exposure reduction, and tax asset identification & valuation support. State tax value is delivered via reviews of prior tax returns, credits, sales apportionment methodologies, sales & use taxability determinations, customized structural planning & implementation, nexus analysis, and audit defense & mitigation for state & local net income, sales & use, franchise, gross receipts and gross profit/margin taxes. Chip holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation from New York University School of Law; Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Cumberland School of Law, Samford University; and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Tennessee. He has contributed articles to The Tax Executive, CCH State Tax Review, State Tax Notes, and Institute for Professionals in Taxation and has been a speaker for the Tax Executives Institute, Committee on State Taxation, Paul Hartman Forum, Interstate Tax Report, Institute of Management Accountants, Tax Update Conferences, and the Georgia & New York Societies of CPAs. Chip is a founding member of the ISA and served as President and on the Board of Directors during the early formative years of the ISA. His personal mission statement is to consistently exceed client expectations by delivering substantial state tax savings and exposure reduction through the highest quality analysis and documentation.
Illinois
documentMichael P. Scaduto
JD Michael, LLC
Managing Partner
112 West Cook Street
Springfield, IL

Coverage Area(s):
Illinois, Multistate
Mike is the Managing Partner of JD Michael, LLC. Since its inception in January 2003 Mike has lead the team of tax professionals at JD Michael as they represented numerous Fortune 100 businesses and many mid tier companies with respect to tax issues with the Illinois Department of Revenue and other Mid-West tax agencies. Prior to founding JD Michael, Mike was employed at the Illinois Department of Revenue for many years, retiring from state service in December 2002. He was the manager of the department's Audit Bureau for many years managing all phases of the department's auditing functions. Additionally, Mike was responsible for legislative analysis and proposals, including rulemaking. He also served on the Informal Conference Board, which reviews disputed audits and recommends resolutions in lieu of a formal legal process.

Practice Focus:
Mike has successfully represented clients before the Illinois Department of Revenue who were faced with large audit assessments and has also successfully argued cases before the department's Board of Appeals. In addition, Mike has represented clients before the department's executive staff on tax policy matters. Mike and the staff of JD Michael also conduct state tax training seminars for companies and business associations throughout Illinois.
Kentucky
documentDaniel Mudd
Frost Brown Todd LLC
Member
400 West Market Street
3200 Aegon Center
Louisville, KY

Coverage Area(s):
Indiana, Kentucky, Multistate
Daniel is a Member in Frost Brown Todd’s Regional State Tax and Incentives Team. Daniel has a great deal of experience and expertise in various Federal, State and local tax planning, controversy and incentives matters, including property tax, sales and use tax (particularly in the manufacturing, mining, recycling and metal industries), tobacco, alcohol and other excise tax, and local occupational license and business tax. Daniel has also represented a variety of corporate and individual clients in Federal tax controversy and collection matters, including captive insurance tax issues.

Practice Focus:
Tax Controversy, including state sales and use tax, Federal and state tobacco, alcohol and other excise tax, property tax and local business and occupational license tax. Economic Incentives Tax Planning Tax Legislation
documentMark F. Sommer
Frost Brown Todd LLC
Member
400 West Market Street
3200 Aegon Center
Louisville, KY

Coverage Area(s):
Kentucky
Now in his 28th year of private practice, Mr. Sommer's practice focuses on controversy, litigation and planning relating to tax matters, primarily state and local tax matters and incentives. He has been involved as counsel in well over a thousand controversies and disputes regarding countless tax issues before the administrative and judicial systems of numerous jurisdictions, and assisted in hundreds of transactions and planning situations. Mr. Sommer is a Fellow in the American College of Tax Counsel, one of only four from the Commonwealth of Kentucky and also is a recognized "Super Lawyer" in Kentucky. Mark has also been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America for twenty years in Tax Law and Litigation & Controversy - Tax. Mr. Sommer is a frequent speaker and lecturer on state and local tax matters at conferences, forums and groups such as IPT, Hartman SALT Forum, Deloitte & Touche Multi-State Tax Institute, Kentucky Society of CPAs, COST, Tax Executives Institute, Georgetown's State and Local Tax Conference, Ohio Tax Conference, Kentucky Bar Association, Louisville Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. Mr. Sommer previously served as Chair of the SEATA Industry Council and also as a Director and Vice-Chairman of the Kentucky Lottery Corporation. Contact Mark by email at msommer@fbtlaw.com.

Practice Focus:
Mark’s areas of practice concentration are state, local and federal taxation, civil and criminal tax controversy/litigation and business law, economic development/incentives, governmental affairs and bankruptcy taxation.
documentMichael A. Grim
Mountjoy Chilton Medley
Tax Principal
2600 Meidinger Tower
462 South Fourth Street
Louisville, KY

Coverage Area(s):
Kentucky
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 UPS’s 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 UPS’s 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:
Michael’s practice focuses on controversy, litigation and planning relating to federal, state and local tax matters. In addition, Mike is Chair of the firm’s Aviation Services Team and is a member of the firm’s Indiana, SALT and Federal Tax Teams.
Louisiana
documentJason Brown
Kean Miller
Associate
400 Convention Street, Suite 700
P.O. Box 3513
Baton Rouge, LA
documentChristopher J. Dicharry
Kean Miller
Partner
400 Convention Street, Suite 700
P.O. Box 3513
Baton Rouge, LA

Coverage Area(s):
Louisiana
Chris Dicharry is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1999 and leads the firm's governmental, legislative and administrative law practice.

Practice Focus:
A Board Certified Tax Attorney by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization, Chris represents local, state and national clients in the area of Louisiana state and local taxation. In addition to representing clients before the Louisiana Board of Tax Appeals, the Louisiana Tax Commission, and the Louisiana courts, he has special experience representing taxpayers in tax issues before the Louisiana Legislature.
Massachusetts
documentJill Weise
Duff & Phelps, LLC
Managing Director, Valuation Advisory Services
81 Washington Street
Suite 211
Salem, MA
Jill Weise joined Duff & Phelps in 2012 as a managing director leveraging more than 20 years of transfer pricing expertise. Jill is currently the North American Leader of the firm’s Transfer Pricing Practice. Throughout her career, she has worked with global clients to address an array of transfer pricing issues – including planning analyses, global studies, advance pricing agreements, controversy, litigation (including expert witness testimony), state transfer pricing, cost sharing, intangible asset migration, tax reserve calculations, and documentation for penalty protection. Jill has extensive industry experience in such areas as high-tech, computer software, biotechnology, medical instrumentation, pharmaceuticals, industrial products, chemicals, food and beverage, retail, and automotive. Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Jill was the leader of Ceteris’ Boston practice and was integral to building the practice to the success it is today. Prior to joining Ceteris, Jill was the Director of Deloitte’s New England transfer pricing practice and the east coast transfer pricing leader at Charles River Associates. Jill is on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Business Economists and currently the Co-Chair of this organization’s transfer pricing roundtable. She also serves on the International Fiscal Association’s New England Chapter Advisory Council. She frequently speaks at external events sponsored by law firms, professional associations and educational organizations. In addition, Jill has published articles in academic and trade journals – including Journal of Political Economy, BNA TP Report, Tax Management Memorandum, Euromoney and World Finance. She has been interviewed and featured by several publications, including the International Tax Review and Tax Business. Jill has been listed in Euromoney’s (Legal Media Group) "Guide to the World’s Leading Transfer Pricing Advisers" and named as one of the top Woman Tax Leaders –Transfer Pricing in International Tax Review’s Women Tax Leaders publication.
documentJoseph X. Donovan
Sullivan & Worcester LLP
Counsel
One Post Office Square
Boston, MA

Coverage Area(s):
Massachusetts
Joe Donovan joined the state and local tax practice of Sullivan & Worcester LLP in 2006 after having spent three years as Deputy General Counsel of the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, where he was responsible for working with the General Counsel to manage the Department's Legal Division — the group responsible for developing public written statements of departmental policy, litigating tax cases in the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board, and drafting and providing comments on proposed tax legislation. From 1984 to 2003, Mr. Donovan held various positions in the state tax consulting practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and its predecessor firm Coopers & Lybrand, including leader of its Northeast Region state tax practice.
documentDavid J. Nagle
Sullivan & Worcester LLP
Partner
One Post Office Square
Boston, MA

Coverage Area(s):
Massachusetts
David is a tax partner in the Boston office of Sullivan & Worcester LLP. His practice involves both transactional tax planning and representing taxpayers in disputes before the Internal Revenue Service and the Massachusetts Department of Revenue. David has been involved in a number of complex business transactions, including taxable and nontaxable acquisitions, corporate and partnership restructurings and forward and reverse like kind exchanges. He has also represented clients in a broad range of income, sales and use and other tax matters before the United States Tax Court, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the Massachusetts Appeals Court, the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board and the Massachusetts Department of Revenue’s Office of Appeals. Through his tax controversy and planning work, David has represented and counseled a wide variety of industries including financial services, retail, real estate, software technology and telecommunications.
Michigan
documentDavid M. Barrons
Beene Garter LLP
Partner, Multi-State Tax Group
56 Grandville Ave SW
Suite 100
Grand Rapids, MI

Coverage Area(s):
Michigan, Multistate, Upper Mid-West
David Barrons serves as the Partner-In-Charge of Beene Garter LLP’s Multi-State Tax Group having joined Beene Garter in 2009. David has over twenty years of experience in public accounting with international and local accounting firms concentrating on multi-state tax issues. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies as well as privately held businesses. Prior to public accounting David worked in the service sector of private industry for ten years.

Practice Focus:
David's focus is to provide clients with practical state tax consulting services, predominately in the areas of business structuring, state and local tax controversy, state tax reviews, nexus services and transaction tax analysis. While based in Michigan, David’s expertise extends across state boarders. David has represented clients’ interests in all fifty states and in the District of Columbia on various state and local tax matters. He serves clients across a broad range of industry sectors, including manufacturing, transportation, technology development and distribution, and construction contracting.
Missouri
documentMatthew J. Landwehr
Thompson Coburn LLP
Partner
One US Bank Plaza
St. Louis, MO

Coverage Area(s):
Illinois, Missouri, Multistate
Matt is a partner in the St. Louis office of Thompson Coburn LLP. Matt represents taxpayers (from large multi-state companies to individuals) before Missouri and Illinois state and local taxing authorities in corporate and personal income, franchise, sales/use, property, and other tax controversies. He is an aggressive litigator and has negotiated and successfully resolved tax controversies from audits and assessments through appeals and has also prosecuted numerous large refund claims. Matt has experience in all facets of SALT litigation, and has tried cases before the Missouri Administrative Hearing, Commission, the Missouri State Tax Commission, and state and federal trial courts in Missouri and Illinois. He has also handled appeals before the Illinois Independent Tax Tribunal, the Supreme Court of Missouri, the Illinois Supreme Court, the Missouri and Illinois Courts of Appeal, and the United States Courts of Appeal for the Seventh and Eighth Circuits.

Practice Focus:
State and Local Tax Audits and Controversies; income, franchise, sales/use, property, and other tax controversies.
documentJanette M. Lohman
Thompson Coburn LLP
Partner
One US Bank Plaza
St. Louis, MO

Coverage Area(s):
Global, Missouri
Janette has over thirty years’ experience practicing in all areas of state and local taxation, including representing clients before state and local taxing authorities in corporate and personal income, sales/use, ad valorem and municipal tax and license fee controversies; preparing sophisticated multi-state tax planning for all tax types and planning for and negotiating expansion/relocation incentives for corporate capital expansions, mergers and acquisitions.

Practice Focus:
State and Local Tax Audits and Controversies; state tax credits and incentives
Mississippi
documentCharlie Penick
Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes - 190 East Capitol Street Office
Member
The Pinnacle Building, Suite 100
190 East Capitol Street
Jackson, MS

Coverage Area(s):
Mississippi
Charlie Penick joined the firm in 2002 after obtaining his LL.M. in taxation from the University of Miami. He is a member of the firm's Commercial Department focusing his practice in the areas of federal and state taxation, corporate law and probate matters. He has experience in private securities offerings as well as mergers and acquisitions of various business entities. Charlie also has experience in assisting organizations in obtaining tax-exempt status. He was named a Mid-South Rising Star 2011 in Tax.

Practice Focus:
Corporate ERISA, Employee Benefits, and Executive Compensation Estate Planning, Trusts & Estates, Probate Intellectual Property Mergers and Acquisitions Securities Taxation
documentLouis G. Fuller
Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes - 190 East Capitol Street Office

The Pinnacle Building, Suite 100
190 East Capitol Street
Jackson, MS

Coverage Area(s):
Mississippi
Louis Fuller is the seniore tax attorney at Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hughes, with broad experience in individual and corporate taxation, including income and transfer taxes.

Practice Focus:
In addition to income and transfer taxes, a significant portion of his practice involves state and local taxation, where he represents both Mississippi and non-Mississippi individual and corporate taxpayers in administrative and judicial appeals of state and local income, franchise, sales, use, and property tax assessments. He also advises clients on available tax incentives for new and expanding businesses in Mississippi.
New Jersey
documentAlan J. Preis, CPA
Alan J Preis, CPA PC
President
30 Columbia Turnpike
Suite 101
Florham Park, NJ

Coverage Area(s):
Federal, New Jersey
Alan conducts a practice limited to state and federal tax matters for his own account in Florham Park, New Jersey. Prior to 1992, he was a tax partner, concentrating in New Jersey and multistate tax matters, in the Parsippany, NJ office of Deloitte & Touche, with which firm he had spent over twenty years.
New York
documentZachary J. Grant
Grant McCarthy Group LLC
Partner
777 Westchester Avenue
Suite 201
White Plains, NY

Coverage Area(s):
Multistate, New York
Zach has a broad background in federal income tax and over 20 years of experience specializing in state and local income taxes, sales and use taxes, credits and incentives and miscellaneous transactional taxes. He also has considerable expertise in the state and local income tax implications of mergers and acquisitions, managing and settling controversies and income/franchise tax planning. His clients include several Fortune 500 companies engaged in the retail, technology, utility and financial services sectors. Zach has worked extensively with audit teams, supervisors and managers in state revenue departments across the United States. He has represented taxpayers and negotiated settlements in hundreds of controversies involving income/franchise, sales and use, property, commercial rent, gross receipts and real property transfer taxes. Prior to founding Grant McCarthy Group, LLC in 2001, Zach was a partner in the State and Local Tax practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.
documentDiane Reach
Grant McCarthy Group LLC
Partner
777 Westchester Avenue
Suite 201
White Plains, NY

Coverage Area(s):
Multistate, New York
Diane has more than 20 years of experience in state and local income/franchise taxes, including planning, implementation, compliance, refund review and audit defense. She also has extensive experience with state tax issues and planning relating to mergers, acquisitions and other corporate reorganizations, and has significant experience with multi-state real property transfer taxes and other miscellaneous taxes. Diane’s state and local tax knowledge is supplemented by her federal income tax experience derived from her years working at a New York City law firm. As a partner at Grant McCarthy Group, LLC since 2006, Diane is responsible for leading the firm’s state and local income/franchise tax practice. Before joining GMG, Diane was a partner in the State and Local Tax practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Prior thereto, Diane worked for over 6 years with a New York City law firm specializing in federal and state/local taxes.

Practice Focus:
Diane is engaged in providing a variety of state and local income/franchise tax services to a diverse group of corporate and other clients. Her practice includes providing tax advice on corporate structuring, mergers and acquisitions, and planning and implementation. She is also regularly engaged in reviewing tax returns, identifying and securing refunds, negotiating voluntary disclosures, submitting ruling requests and providing audit defense services. She also has extensive experience with multi-state real property transfer taxes, sales and use taxes and other miscellaneous taxes. As a result of being based in New York for over 25 years, Diane has considerable knowledge of and experience with tax issues affecting corporations, partnerships and other entities doing business in New York State and City.
documentChristopher L. Doyle
Hodgson Russ LLP
Partner
1540 Broadway, 24th Floor
New York, NY

Coverage Area(s):
New York, Ontario Canada
Christopher L. Doyle is the leader of Hodgson Russ’s State & Local Tax Practice Group. He has served as lead counsel with respect to numerous published state tax decisions. He is a past instructor of Tax Practice and Procedure at the University of Buffalo School of Management. Mr. Doyle has spoken frequently for the Foundation for Accounting Education and in the past was one of the organization's featured lecturers. He has also made presentations to the Tax Executives Institute, the Committee on State Taxation, the Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters, the Canadian Tax Foundation, and the Council for International Tax Education.

Practice Focus:
Mr. Doyle focuses his practice on New York State taxes, New York City business taxes, local utility taxes, and multistate tax issues.
documentMark S. Klein
Hodgson Russ LLP
Partner
1540 Broadway, 24th Floor
New York, NY

Coverage Area(s):
New York, Ontario Canada
Mark S. Klein has more than 30 years of experience with federal, multistate, state, and local taxation. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Tax Law) and Who's Who in American Law. Mr. Klein has lectured extensively throughout the United States and Canada, and he teaches courses on state taxation and tax practice and procedure at the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Management Tax Certificate Program.

Practice Focus:
Mr. Klein focuses his practice on New York State and New York City tax matters.
Ohio
documentStephen K. Hall
Zaino Hall & Farrin LLC

41 South High Street
Suite 3600
Columbus, OH

Coverage Area(s):
Ohio
Steve provides tax services, legal business counsel, and lobbying services to clients in the manufacturing, retail, financial and service sectors of the economy. He also heads up the Firm’s Real Estate Tax Practice Group, representing real property owners in valuation matters and exemption matters. Earlier in his career, Steve served as Assistant Counsel to the Ohio Tax Commissioner, where he was a policy and technical advisor to the Tax Commissioner, the Ohio Governor’s Office, and the Ohio Department of Development, while representing the Ohio Department of Taxation before the Ohio General Assembly. Steve is a frequent speaker on technical Ohio tax matters, Ohio tax policy, and national tax policy matters addressing multistate taxation. He is also actively involved in lobbying Ohio’s General Assembly and participates in various Ohio Bar Association committees addressing Ohio tax policy and procedure.

Practice Focus:
Steve’s practice focuses on tax controversy and tax policy at the state and local level, including representation of clients before County Boards of Revision, Local Income Tax Boards of Review, the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals, and Ohio state courts. He also represents clients before Ohio’s General Assembly, the Ohio Department of Taxation, and other state and local government agencies. Steve provides state and local lobbying services and assists clients in economic development incentive matters, including direction and assistance with enterprise zones and creative tax incentive negotiation.
documentThomas M. Zaino
Zaino Hall & Farrin LLC
Managing Member
41 South High Street
Suite 3600
Columbus, OH

Coverage Area(s):
Ohio
Tom is Managing Member of Zaino Hall & Farrin LLC. He represents national and multinational businesses in tax controversies and tax planning matters, as well as provides tax policy and general lobbying services, business legal services, and administrative practice services to clients. From 1999 to 2003, Tom served as Ohio’s Tax Commissioner and a member of then Governor Bob Taft’s cabinet. As Tax Commissioner, he led the Ohio Department of Taxation, which is responsible for administering most state-collected taxes, several locally collected taxes, and for supervising the real property tax. Tom’s role included guiding the development of Ohio’s tax policy through state and federal legislative efforts and serving as chair of the bipartisan Committee to Study State and Local Taxes. He was active nationally, serving on the Board of Trustees of the Federation of Tax Administrators and as Chair of Ohio’s delegation to the Implementing States Committee of the Streamlined Sales Tax Project. Prior to joining the Taft Administration, Tom was a state and local tax consulting partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. At PwC, he represented clients in a wide variety of federal and multistate tax controversy and planning matters, including tax appeals and tax incentive negotiations. Tom was also a founding member of the firm’s National VISION Team, a special service provided to large businesses to assist in the implementation of significant business process and legal entity changes.

Practice Focus:
Tom focuses his practice on two primary areas, multistate taxation and government relations. In the area of multistate practice, Tom represents clients in a variety of industries with tax planning and at all levels of tax controversy, from audit management to litigation, in multiple states. He handles all types of taxes, including gross receipts taxes, income taxes, sales and use taxes, property taxes and municipal taxes. In Ohio, Tom and his team drafted the initial version of Ohio’s Commercial Activity Tax. Tom provides government relations services and represents some of the nation’s largest companies, lobbying for them in Ohio and other states on tax policy and general lobbying matters.
Pennsylvania
documentEd Goff
Birns & Goff, pc
Partner
One Liberty Place, Suite 1600
1650 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA
Ed Goff began his career in the tax department of a major Philadelphia law firm. Subsequently, he became general counsel of an multinational computer manufacturer where he supervised corporate and tax planning and litigation. He has been involved in significant litigation before numerous state courts as well as federal courts and courts in Japan, the Netherlands, and the Bahamas. Ed joined with Richard Birns to form Birns & Goff in 2006.

Practice Focus:
Birns & Goff’’s practice focuses on corporate taxes, sales and use taxes, and local taxes in Pennsylvania and nationally.
South Carolina
Burnet R. Maybank III
Nexsen Pruet
Member
1230 Main St
Suite 700
Columbia, SC

Coverage Area(s):
South Carolina
Burnie Maybank is a two-time former Director of the South Carolina Department of Revenue who now represents companies and organizations needing state and local tax (SALT), tax controversy and economic development incentives assistance. He returned to Nexsen Pruet in 2006 after serving as Director of the South Carolina Department of Revenue under Governor Mark Sanford from 2003 through 2005. He also served in that position under Governor David Beasley from 1995 to 1999.

Practice Focus:
Burnie's practice includes: Economic Development incentives State and Local Tax Tax Controversy Exempt Organizations and Charitable Giving, including Conservation Easements Alcohol Beverage Control
Tennessee
documentChristopher A. Wilson
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP
Associate
511 Union Street
Suite 2700
Nashville, TN

Coverage Area(s):
Tennessee
After graduating from law school, Mr. Wilson served as a law clerk for the Honorable David R. Farmer with the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Western Section from 2005 to 2006. After completing his Master of Laws in Taxation at the University of Florida, Mr. Wilson joined the State and Local Tax Group at Waller Lansden in the Fall of 2007.

Practice Focus:
Mr. Wilson practices primarily in the area of state and local tax controversy and state tax planning. His experience focuses on Tennessee sales and use tax, franchise and excise tax, property tax, and business tax, and he has assisted in the representation of various business entities in challenging tax assessments as well as in seeking tax refunds. Mr. Wilson also provides multi-state tax analysis for various business transactions in areas such as Nexus, tax apportionment, tax exemptions, transferee liability and voluntary disclosure agreements. Representative cases include:
  • Co-Counsel: Bristol Motor Speedway, LLC v. Chumley, Davidson Chancery No. 07-40-III
  • Co-Counsel: CAO Holdings, Inc. v. Trost, 333 S.W.3d 73 (Tenn. 2010)
  • Co-Counsel: Represented Telescripps Cable Company in litigation involving application of Tennessee sales tax exemption to cable set-top boxes and remote controls
  • Amicus: Filed Amicus on behalf of Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Bellsouth Advertising & Publishing Corporation v. Chumley, M2008-01929-SC-R11-CV
  • Current representation of multiple clients on cost of performance, nexus and doing business requirements of Tennesee franchise/excise tax Administrative Law: Chris has also represented taxpayers in property tax disputes with local assessors, in administrative law judge proceedings, and before the Assessment Appeals Commission and State Board of Equalization. Representative matters include:
  • Co-Counsel: Premier Global Production, Inc. v. Tennessee State Board of Equalization (Tax Year 2008)
  • Co-Counsel: Nashcom Productions, Inc. v. Tennessee State Board of Equalization (Tax Years 2009-2010)
  • Co-Counsel: Goodman Manufacturing Company, LP v. Tennessee State Board of Equalization (Tax Years 2007-2009)
  • Mr. Wilson is also currently representing clients in matters involving a timber land valuation dispute, as well as a dispute regarding the proper valuation of installed tangible personal property.
documentMichael Yopp
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP
Partner
511 Union Street
Suite 2700
Nashville, TN

Coverage Area(s):
Tennessee
Michael Yopp is a partner at the law firm of Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP and practices in the areas of state and federal taxation, partnerships, limited liability companies and general business law. He received his Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology and History from Murray State University in 1968. He earned a Juris Doctor degree, with distinction, from Emory University in 1975 and a Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University in 1979. Mr. Yopp frequently speaks at seminars on tax issues and regularly contributes to professional journals on tax matters. He is the chief editor and author of Tennessee Limited Liability Company Forms and Practice Manual, Data Trace Publishing Company. He also has lectured on partnership tax law at Vanderbilt University School of law. He is a founding Trustee and Former President of the Paul J. Hartman Memorial State and Local Tax Forum; Past Chairman of the Executive Committee of the National Association of State Bar Tax Sections; and a Fellow in the Nashville Bar Foundation. Mr. Yopp is also on the Legislative Drafting Committee for Limited Liability companies of the Tennessee Bar Association. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward White, Inc.) in every edition since 1995 and Business Tennessee’s “Top 100 Lawyers in Tennessee” since 2004 and Top 100 Tennessee Lawyers in Super Lawyer for since 2006. Mr. Yopp also has been recognized in the Nashville Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar” for over ten years.

Practice Focus:
State and Federal Taxation - Representative cases include:
  • Lead Counsel: Boeing Equipment Holding Co. v. Tennessee State Bd. of Equalization. Not reported in S.W.2d, 1987 WL 15202 (Tenn. App. 1987)
  • Lead Counsel: First Tennessee Bank, N.A. Chattanooga v. Olsen, 736 S.W.2d 601 (Tenn. 1987)
  • Amicus: First American Nat. Bank of Knoxville v. Olsen, 751 S.W.2d 417 (Tenn. 1987)
  • Amicus: Dobson v. Huddleston, 863 S.W.2d 392 (Tenn. 1993)
  • Lead Counsel: D. L. Peterson Trust v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville. Not reported in S.W.2d 1994 WL 388185 (Tenn. 1994)
  • Lead Counsel: Independent Southern Bancshares, Inc. v. Huddleston 912 S.W.2d 705 (Tenn. App. 1995)
  • Amicus: Wachovia Bank of North Carolina, N.A. v. Johnson 26 S.W. 3d 621 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2000)
  • Lead Counsel: Haren v. State, Commissioner of Revenue. Not reported in S.W.3d, 2007 WL 2428076 (Tenn. Ct. App. 2007)
  • Co-Counsel: CAO Holdings, Inc. v. Trost, 333 S.W.3d 73 (Tenn. 2010)
documentBrett R. Carter
Carter Shelton, PLC
Partner
2021 Richard Jones Road
Suite 7240
Nashville, TN

Coverage Area(s):
Tennessee
Brett Carter is a founding member o Carter Shelton, PLC in Nashville, Tennessee. Brett practices primarily in the area of state and local tax controversy and state tax planning on all Tennessee taxes, including Tennessee sales and use tax, franchise and excise tax, property tax and business tax. Brett represents clients in numerous industries, including , cable, telecommunications, technology, manufacturing, financial services, transportation, entertainment, hospitality, healthcare, insurance, retail, and construction. Brett has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, lease/financing transactions, airplane transactions, Nexus, Tennessee tax exemptions (including the manufacturing exemption), and voluntary disclosure agreements. Brett also assists computer software developers in structuring business operations in light of emerging technologies and the use of cloud computing. Brett also advises large corporations on structuring and negotiating state tax incentives and has prepared Tennessee tax opinions for asset-backed securitizations.

Practice Focus:
Controversy Practice: Brett represents business taxpayers in Court and before various state departments of revenue, including the Tennessee Department of Revenue, as well as other local tax authorities.
Texas
documentIra A. Lipstet
DuBois Bryant & Campbell LLP
Partner
700 Lavaca, Suite 1300
Austin, TX

Coverage Area(s):
Federal, Texas
Ira focuses his practice primarily on tax law matters, as well as related corporate and business law issues. Tax controversy work is a substantial part of his practice. He also provides federal, state and local tax planning and structuring advice for private and public companies, as well as individuals.

Practice Focus:
Specific practice areas include: • Tax Litigation in State District Court, U.S. Tax Court, State and Federal Appellate Courts • Representation in contested tax controversy proceedings before the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Internal Revenue Service and other government agencies • Ad valorem property tax controversy work from appraisal review board proceedings through litigation • Negotiations with taxing authorities • Federal and state tax planning and structuring activities, especially involving Texas franchise, sales and use, property tax and multi-state corporate tax issues • Tax exempt organization issues, including planning and structuring considerations for federal income and state franchise, income, sales and property tax purposes; qualification for and maintenance of federal exempt status and unrelated business taxable income issues; merger and acquisition issues including exempt entities
documentLeo Sierra, CPA
Sierra & Taylor
Managing Principal
10000 N. Central Expy
Suite 400
Dallas, TX

Coverage Area(s):
Multistate, Texas
Leo is the managing principal with Sierra & Taylor. Prior to the formation of Sierra & Taylor, Mr. Sierra was a senior manager for two of the Big 4 accounting firms. Mr. Sierra was also a former member of one of the Big 4’s Sales and Transaction Tax National Steering Committee. He has over 12 years of “Big 4” public accounting experience in the area of state and local tax. Prior to his entry into public accounting, he was an Audit Supervisor with the Comptroller of Public Accounts in the Dallas region. As an Audit Supervisor and auditor, he was responsible for managing and conducting audits on the following taxes: sales/use, franchise, interstate motor carrier, diesel fuel, motor fuel, cigarette and hotel/motel taxes.

Practice Focus:
Leo specializes in the area of state and local tax with a concentration on sales/use tax and other transactional based taxes. During his 27 years working in the state and local tax area, Mr. Sierra has designed and implemented state and local tax minimization strategies for several Fortune 500 companies. He conducts due diligence reviews and incorporates proactive activities into his tax minimization strategies.
Utah
documentMark K. Buchi
Holland & Hart LLP
Partner
222 South Main
Suite 2200
Salt Lake City, UT

Coverage Area(s):
Mountain States, Multistate, Utah
Mark K. Buchi is a partner in the Salt Lake City office of Holland & Hart LLP. His practice emphasis is state and local tax matters, administrative law, government relations and sports law. Mr. Buchi served as division chief over the tax and business regulation division for the attorney general of Utah. He also served as chairman of the Utah State Tax Commission. In this cabinet-level position, he served two governors and became thoroughly familiar with the budgetary, accounting, and operational procedures of state government. Mr. Buchi also served on the executive committee of the Multi-State Tax Commission.

Practice Focus:
Mark’s practice emphasis is state and local tax matters, administrative law and government relations. J.D., University of Utah, 1978
Washington
documentMichael W. Roben
KOM Consulting, PLLC
Managing Director
P.O. Box 99702
Seattle, WA

Coverage Area(s):
Washington
Mike has been providing state and local tax consulting services for over 20 years. The early part of his career was with two of the “Big Four” accounting firms, Arthur Andersen and PriceWaterhouse Coopers. After 16 years in public accounting, he founded KOM Consulting in 2004.

Practice Focus:
KOM Consulting provides a wide range of state and local tax services. Mike’s expertise is in the area of multi-state sales and use, gross receipts, franchise, and income taxes, with an emphasis in Washington State and local excise taxes. Mike represents clients in audit defense, appeals, settlement negotiations, drafting ruling requests, refund claims, corporate transactions and planning, and assisting clients in evaluating legislative and regulatory changes. Mike is currently acting as Senior Tax Manger for a $600 million publicly-held client where he is responsible for all state and local tax filings, working with outside providers for state and local income tax compliance and consulting, managing excise audits, planning, and coordinating with company personnel for tax planning and to obtain needed information for compliance. Mike represents a wide variety of companies primarily in the technology, software, telecommunications, manufacturing, publishing, financial services, real estate and retail industries.
Wisconsin
documentCraig A. Cookle
Wipfli LLP
Tax Partner
10000 Innovation Drive
Suite 250
Milwaukee, WI

Coverage Area(s):
Wisconsin
Craig Cookle is part of Wipfli LLP’s state and local tax group and is the leader of the firm’s sales and use tax practice. Craig joined Wipfli LLP in 2005. He brings over 24 years of state and local tax experience to his clients. His knowledge and experience enable him to consistently provide value to his clients in terms of state and local tax savings and efficient resolution of state audits. Craig spends the majority of his time assisting clients with sales and use tax issues. He has been involved with audit defense and has performed refund studies for clients in all kinds of industries including manufacturing, retail, service, hospitality, not for profit, and construction. Clients appreciate his talents in minimizing the amount of tax they may pay in an audit and maximizing their exemptions so they are not overpaying state sales and use taxes. Past Experience • Field auditor with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue • Senior accountant in the state and local tax group for a printing company • Leader of the Wisconsin sales and use tax practice of a national accounting firm

Practice Focus:
• Sales/use and state income tax audit defense assistance • Sales and use tax overpayment reviews • Entity and transaction planning to minimize sales and use taxes • Nexus studies • Voluntary disclosure agreements • Administrative appeals
documentGregory Butler
Wipfli LLP
Partner
10000 Innovation Drive
Suite 250
Milwaukee, WI

Coverage Area(s):
Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Upper Mid-West, Wisconsin
Greg has over 25 years of experience in providing tax consulting services to companies in a wide range of industries. He spent over 15 years with a national accounting firm and joined Wipfli LLP in 2003. Greg is a tax partner with Wipfli LLP and is the director of the firms’ State and Local tax practice.

Practice Focus:
Greg advises clients on various state and local tax matters, including multi-state income/franchise tax planning, corporate reorganizations and transaction analysis, income tax audit defense and local credit/incentive reviews and negotiations.
West Virginia
documentCraig Griffith
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
Member
P.O. Box 1588
Charleston, WV

Coverage Area(s):
West Virginia
Craig Griffith is Of Counsel at Steptoe & Johnson PLLC’s Charleston, West Virginia office. His practice primarily focuses on tax planning and tax controversies in regards to state and local tax matters. From 2010 to 2013, Craig served as Tax Commissioner for the State of West Virginia, and served as Deputy Tax Commissioner from 2007 to 2010. As Commissioner, Craig led the West Virginia State Tax Department, which administers most state taxes, and some local taxes, and processes over 90% of the monies deposited into the State’s general revenue fund. The Department is also responsible for valuing industrial property and natural resources for property tax purposes, and provides guidance to the State’s fifty-five county assessors. During his time in the Commissioner’s Office, Craig chaired the Governor’s Tax Modernization workgroup, chaired the State’s Municipal Bond Commission, served as secretary and board member of the West Virginia Economic Development Authority, and served as a board member for the West Virginia Film Credit Development Committee. Craig also served as Second Vice President, Secretary and as a board member for the Federation of Tax Administrators, served as President and First Vice –President for the Southeastern Association of Tax Administrators, participated in various committees with the Multistate Tax Commission and served as a member of the governing board for the Streamlined Sales Tax Project. Prior to his stint in State Government, Craig was an attorney for a West Virginia based regional law firm and was a senior tax consultant at Ernst & Young.

Practice Focus:
Craig’s areas of practice concentration are state, local and federal taxation, corporate and transactional law, economic development and government relations.