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C. Tyler Ball

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Tyler Ball is an attorney in the Firm's Jackson, Mississippi office.

Featured Experience

Represented a middle-market medical device manufacturer in the sale of its assets to a private equity firm, from which the historic owners received cash and rollover equity.

Ongoing provision of general counseling to businesses in a variety of industries, including a prominent national automobile dealer network, a regional furniture and mattress retailer, a nationally recognized IT solutions provider, and a medical device manufacturer, among others.

Assisted numerous clients with estate and business succession planning, which in many cases included the development of multi-generational gifting plans.

Professional Biography

Overview

Mr. Ball is a member of the Firm's Business Department, where he primarily focuses on the areas of general business law, federal, state and local taxation, and estate planning. 

Mr. Ball routinely advises clients on tax and business matters concerning the formation of for-profit entities, general counseling to ongoing businesses, and representation of business and their owners involved in many types of transactions.  Mr. Ball also regularly assists individual clients with income and estate tax planning, including business succession planning for closely-held enterprises. In addition, Mr. Ball has experience representing clients' interests concerning a multitude of tax and various other business law and regulatory matters at the federal, state and local levels through both administrative and judicial proceedings.

Mr. Ball's clients include a prominent national automobile dealer network, a regional furniture and mattress retailer, a nationally recognized IT solutions provider, and a medical device manufacturer, among others.

Representative Matters
  • Represented the owners of a large-scale manufacturer in the sale of their stock to a publicly traded company for approximately $400 million, as part of which a §338(h)(10) election (an election to treat the transaction as an asset sale for tax purposes) was made.

  • Represented client's interest in the acquisition of a large retail food service franchisee.

  • Secured several favorable installment agreements and tax liability compromises for clients with significant federal and state tax liabilities.

  • Secured favorable Federal and state private letter rulings for clients relating to nuanced tax issues.

  • Represented a middle-market medical device manufacturer in the sale of its assets to a private equity firm, from which the historic owners received cash and rollover equity.

  • Ongoing provision of general counseling to businesses in a variety of industries, including a prominent national automobile dealer network, a regional furniture and mattress retailer, a nationally recognized IT solutions provider, and a medical device manufacturer, among others.

  • Assisted numerous clients with estate and business succession planning, which in many cases included the development of multi-generational gifting plans.

Professional Honors & Activities
  • Named a Mid-South Rising Star by Mid-South Super Lawyers (2016, 2017)
  • Member – Mississippi Bar Association;
    • Officer, Estates & Trust Section
    • Member at Large (Executive Committee), Estates & Trust Section
    • Young Lawyers Division 
  • Member – Capital Area Bar Association
  • Graduate – The Mississippi Bar 2017 Leadership Forum
  • Graduate – Next Generation Leadership Institute (2015)
  • Member – The Federalist Society; President – Student Division (2009 – 2010)
  • Past Board Member – His Way, Inc., a state-wide public charity that provides financial support to various organizations benefiting Mississippi children (2013 – 2016)
Publications
Speaking Engagements
  • "Planning for What Comes Next: Business Succession Planning," Rankin County Chamber of Commerce (February, 2016)
  • "Planning for What Comes Next: Business Succession Planning," Madison County Chamber of Commerce (February, 2016)
  • "Faith and Ethics in the Workplace," Mississippi College School of Business (February, 2016)
  • "Discussion of State Tax Appeals Procedures," Council On State Taxation, Southeast Regional Meeting (March 2015)
  • "S Corporations in Detail," CLE, National Business Institute Conference (June, 2014)
  • Co-lecturer – "Tax Issues In Property Transactions," The University of Mississippi School of Law (March, 2011)

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. Taxation, with distinction
    • CALI Award for Advanced Partnerships 
    • CALI Award for S Corps & Limited Liability Companies Tax and Business Issues 
  • University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 2011, cum laude
    • Outstanding student award – Federal Tax and Gratuitous Transfers
    • Regions Morgan Keegan Trust Award Recipient
  • Mississippi College, B.S., Accounting, 2008

Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2011
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Mississippi Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

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