A shareholder in the Firm's Birmingham office, Tom Mahoney serves clients in tax and business planning, transaction planning, tax controversies and general business issues. Mr. Mahoney serves a range of clients from publicly-held corporations to start-up companies and closely-held businesses. He counsels clients on the complexities of many areas of federal, state and local taxation, including acquisitions and divestitures, partnership allocations and distributions, S corporation qualification and operations, incentive compensation arrangements, like-kind exchanges, real estate investment trust qualification and operations, tax exempt organization qualification and reporting issues, tax abatements and incentives, international transactions, and state and local income, franchise and sales taxes. Mr. Mahoney also provides day-to-day business planning advice to clients in areas such as licensing of intellectual property, contract drafting and review, corporate governance, buy-sell arrangements, joint ventures, partnership and limited liability company agreements and employee issues. His clients are in many industries including high-tech and software engineering, real estate development, service industries, equipment leasing, manufacturing, retail and professional practices.