Burr & Forman

C. Logan Hinkle

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  • L.L.M. Taxation, New York University (2000)
  • J.D., cum laude, Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (1999)
  • B.A., cum laude, University of Alabama (1996)
  • Alabama Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Alabama

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Alabama Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Employee Benefits/ERISA (2011-2013)
  • Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law (2021)
  • Birmingham Bar Foundation, Attorney
  • Birmingham Botanical Society, Board Attorney

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Corporate Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Tax Law Trusts & Estates Planning

Logan is the head of Burr & Forman's Employee Benefits group. His practice focuses on advising companies, executives and boards on navigating the regulatory complexities of executive compensation and benefits. This includes laws governing qualified plans, health plans, deferred compensation, parachute arrangements and deduction limitation rules. He also works with our securities lawyers, labor and employment attorneys and litigators on benefits and plan-related matters.

Since its enactment, Logan has assisted numerous clients with compliance and planning issues relating to the Affordable Care Act and its various mandates.

In addition, Logan regularly advises companies, boards, private equity clients and members of management on executive compensation and benefits issues arising in the context of mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, initial public offerings, restructurings and other corporate events. He also regularly advises companies and individual senior executives on the adoption, revision, and negotiation of executive employment and severance agreements, as well as disputes and controversies involving executive compensation.

Logan speaks and writes frequently on the Affordable Care Act, qualified plans and executive compensation issues. He also has been quoted in various publications on significant employee benefits issues of the day.

During law school, he was a member of the Cumberland Law Review. In 2000, he received his L.L.M. in Taxation from New York University. Logan is an Adjunct Faculty Member at the Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, where he teaches a course on ERISA and Employee Benefits.