Chris Grissom practices primarily in the areas of state and local tax planning, LLCs, federal and state tax disputes, and state and local tax and non-tax incentives. Through his tax controversy, planning and incentives work, he deals with a wide variety of industries, including pulp and paper, software technology, automotive, finance, and telecommunications. In his tax practice, Chris regularly counsels many of the Fortune 500 on state tax and incentive matters. He also conducts multi-state entity studies for a wide array of planning strategies. Chris speaks regularly on the tax aspects of pass-through entities at the national and state levels. He also co-authors a series of charts on the state taxation of LLCs and LLPs that have appeared in numerous tax and business entity journals and treatises, such as “Keatinge & Conaway on Choice of Business Entity” (ThomsonReuters 2016).
Chris Grissom is recognized by The Best Lawyers in America as “Lawyer of the Year," for Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Birmingham, 2018.
J.D., University of Alabama School of Law (1997), Federal Tax Clinic Scholarship
B.S., University of Alabama (1993), cum laude
Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolios
Portfolio 1550 discusses state and federal income tax and other considerations pertinent in choosing the most advantageous legal form for conducting business and investment activities.