Attorney John B. Burns joins Dickinson Wright’s Nashville Office

July 26, 2012
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of Attorney John B. Burns as Of Counsel in our Nashville office. Mr. Burns brings years of experience in the areas of taxation and estate planning.

Mr. Burns regularly handles controversies and other tax issues for clients at the local, state, and federal levels. He has helped numerous clients obtain property tax incentives (PILOTs), and he has successfully litigated and resolved tax incentive compliance disputes. Mr. Burns handles tax issues relative to U.S. taxation of multinational transactions, as well as the establishment of joint ventures between U.S. and foreign companies. He also handles a wide variety of estate planning issues, including estate and trust administration, guardianships and conservatorships, and business succession planning.

Mr. Burns is a member of the American, Tennessee and Nashville Bar Associations. He is also a member of the State and Local Tax Executive Committee of the ABA, a fellow of the Nashville Bar Foundation, and a member of the Harry Phillips American Inn of Court. Mr. Burns is a prolific writer and speaker. He serves on the Executive Committee of the American Bar Association’s State and Local Tax Subcommittee.

Mr. Burns received his B.A. from the University of Mississippi, a J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law, and a LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida.
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