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  • University of Florida College of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 1986, cum laude
  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 1984, special distinction; Articles Editor, Mississippi College Law Review, 1982-1983; Phi Alpha Delta
  • University of Southern Mississippi, B.S., 1977, with honors; Alpha Epsilon Alpha; Omicron Delta Epsilon
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  • Mississippi, 1984
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  • S.D. Miss., 1984
  • Tax, 1992
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Linda Keng
Partner
Suite 800
190 E Capitol St
Jackson, MS 39201
601.949.4960 tel
601.949.4804 fax

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Linda Keng practices from the firm's Jackson office and is a partner in the firm’s Tax & Estates Practice Group. She is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Law, where she graduated cum laude with an LL.M. in Taxation. She also holds a juris doctor degree from Mississippi College School of Law, where she graduated with special distinction, and a bachelor of science from the University of Southern Mississippi. 

Ms. Keng focuses her practice on ERISA and employee benefits, executive and deferred compensation, trusts and estate planning, taxation, and business transactions. She is a member of The Mississippi Bar's Sections of Taxation and Trusts & Estates, as well as the American Bar Association and its Sections of Taxation and Real Property Probate & Trust. She is also a member of the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants, where she has served as treasurer, vice president, and president.

She is currently serving on the Business Advisory Council for the College of Business at the University of Southern Mississippi and has recently served a three year term on the Board of Directors for the University of Southern Mississippi Foundation.

Noteworthy

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 (Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in the areas of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law and Trusts and Estates (listed annually since 2005)
  • Named "Jackson Best Lawyers Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Lawyer of the Year" 2013
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers, in the area of Employee Benefits/ERISA (2007)
  • Mississippi's 50 Leading Business Women (2005)
  • Selected as one of the best Employee Benefits lawyers in the United States by The Best of the U.S. LLC. (2006)

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Memberships

  • American Bar Association (Member, Sections of Taxation and Real Property Probate & Trust)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Capitol Area Bar Association
  • Financial Planning Association, Mississippi Chapter
  • IRS TE/GE Practitioner Liaison Council, Gulf Coast Region
  • Mississippi Estate Planning Council
  • Mississippi Secretary of State’s Trust Laws Study Group (Committee Member, appointed by Delbert Hosemann, 2009)
  • Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants (President, 2007–2008; Vice President 2006–2007; Treasurer, 2002–2003)
  • Mississippi Tax Institute (Member, Board of Trustees, 1997–1999)
  • The Mississippi Bar (Member, Sections of Taxation and Estates & Trusts)  
  • University of Southern Mississippi Foundation (Board of Directors, 2008–2011)