David P. Webb

One Eastover Center
100 Vision Drive
Suite 400
Jackson, Mississippi 39211
T: 601.969.4678
F: 601.714.9978

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David Webb, a shareholder in the Firm's Jackson office, concentrates his practice in the area of tax and business law. He has experience in mergers and acquisitions involving public and private companies in banking, manufacturing, automotive, transportation, IT services and other industries, federal and state taxation, business transactions, corporate matters, estate planning, probate and state, local and federal tax controversy matters. Mr. Webb's experience in state and local tax matters includes representing various clients before the Board of Review and the Mississippi State Tax Commission in matters involving franchise, income, sales and use tax issues. Mr. Webb is a Mississippi Certified Public Accountant*.

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • Author – Tax column for the Mississippi Business Journal
  • Numerous publications and lectures on limited liability companies, estate planning, corporate dividend and real property tax issues, and other related topics for organizations such as the Estate Planning Council, Mississippi College of Law, the National Business Institute and the Mississippi Bar.
  • "Application of the Equitable Adjustments Doctrine to the Section 643(e)(3) Election," 38 Florida Law Review, November 5, 1986
  • "2007 Mississippi Tax Update," May 10, 2007 to the Tax Section of the Mississippi Bar

Professional Honors & Activities

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2009 in the areas of Tax Law, Business Organizations, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2017 Jackson-MS Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2016 Jackson-MS Tax Litigation and Controversy "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Named the Best Lawyers' 2015 Jackson-MS Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers in Tax Law, 2012
  • Member – The Mississippi Bar (Taxation Section and Business Law Section) and American Bar Association (Taxation Section)
  • Member – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Member, Taxation Section)
  • Member – Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Board Member – Madison, Mississippi, Zoning and Planning Commission
  • Board of Directors – Better Business Bureau; Mississippi Easter Seals; The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia and Citizens Holding Company
  • Chairman, Board of Trustees and Staff Parish Relations Committee – St. Matthews Methodist Church
  • Booster Club President – Ridgeland High School 
  • Member – Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce
  • Chairman, Member – His Way, Inc.

*Baker Donelson is not a CPA firm


  • Mississippi, 1985


  • University of Florida, LL.M. in Taxation, 1986
  • University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1985, magna cum laude
    • Phi Kappa Phi
    • Moot Court Board
  • University of Mississippi, B.A., 1982, magna cum laude
*Baker Donelson is not a CPA firm