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Robert C. Walthall Joins Jones Walker’s Birmingham Office
August 15, 2017
BIRMINGHAM

Jones Walker LLP announced today that Robert C. Walthall has joined the firm’s Birmingham office as a partner. 

Mr. Walthall focuses his practice on development and implementation of tax plans for individuals and businesses; representing clients in administrative and judicial tax controversies at the state and federal levels; civil and criminal tax defense representation; organizing and planning for the operation of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies; and preparation of wills and trusts and estate administration.

Bill Hines, Managing Partner of Jones Walker, said, “We are pleased to welcome Robert to the firm. He brings substantive knowledge in all facets of corporate and individual tax planning and representation. His arrival deepens the firm’s capabilities to assist clients with taxation issues.” 

For 13 years, Mr. Walthall has been a contributor to the Bureau of National Affairs, one of the nation’s largest publishers of business, economic, and tax-related topics. He serves as a columnist for the Journal of Passthrough Entities, published by CCH, and contributed “State and Local Tax Incentives” for a supplement of the U.S. Taxation Guide to the International Tax Review.

Mr. Walthall is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel; a Trustee of the Southern Federal Tax Institute; the Past Chairman of the American Institute of Federal Taxation; and the prior Editor-in-Chief of the Alabama Law Review. He has been listed in Alabama Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America. 

He received his LL.M. in taxation from New York University; his juris doctor from the University Of Alabama School Of Law; and his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Alabama. 

Mr. Walthall remarked, “I am excited to expand and grow my practice at Jones Walker, which has long had a reputation for having a strong tax and estates group.”