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J Allen Sullivan, Jr

Allen Sullivan Jr.

PH: (205) 458-5108
Fax: (205) 244-5717
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Allen joined the firm's Corporate and Tax group in 2012 after practicing for many years with a prominent tax law firm in Dallas, Texas.  His practice focuses on tax planning, tax controversy and litigation, and international tax compliance.  Over the years, Allen's practice has become both national and international in scope, and has expanded beyond the tax arena into related areas.  For example, he also helps clients comply with increasingly important anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

A consistent willingness to learn new areas of the law allowed Allen to develop an eclectic tax planning background that includes experience in individual, corporate, pass-through, and international tax issues.  He represents a broad range of tax planning clients including family-owned entities and estates, publicly-held institutions, and nonprofits in matters such as entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, property distributions, "Subpart F" planning and profit repatriation, and many other related issues. 

In response to ever increasing client needs, Allen developed extensive experience in tax controversies and litigation related to individual, business, international, and estate taxes.  He now dedicates about half of his professional time to tax controversy work, which causes him to interact with the Internal Revenue Service and similar state agencies on a daily basis.  Allen's efforts on this front include audit representat...


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