F. Gerald Burnett - Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O

F. Gerald Burnett

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 205-716-5310

Gerald Burnett practices on a multi-regional basis in all areas of commercial real estate, tax-free exchanges, tax law and disputes, commercial transactions, timber law and wealth transfer planning. He has had substantial experience in the litigation of tax controversies, having tried jury and non-jury tax cases in eight states. He has served as lead counsel in, negotiated and closed commercial real estate transactions in eighteen states. Some of his out-of-state work includes commercial projects in Jacksonville, Kay Biscayne, Miami, Orlando and Tampa, FL; Atlanta and Columbus, GA; Chicago, IL; Louisville, KY; Minneapolis, MN; Jackson, MS; Reno, NV; New Jersey; Charlotte, NC; Charleston, SC; Knoxville, Memphis, and Nashville, TN; Dallas, Houston and San Antonio, TX; and Oshkosh, WI.

Gerald was formerly a trial attorney in the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice. He received the Tax Division Outstanding Attorney Award while in the Justice Department. He is the co-author of the treatise Litigation of Federal Tax Controversies, originally published by Shepard’s/McGraw Hill (1st edition). He is the author of the Tax Management Portfolio entitled Timber Transactions (1st edition) and has served as a Special Tax Advisor for Tax Management, Inc. Gerald is listed in the Best Lawyers in America for Corporate and Tax Law. He is a member of the Birmingham and American (Member: Sections of Litigation; Taxation; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law) Bar Associations.

University of MississippiUniversity of MississippiJ.D. Georgetown University Law Center

Office Location

2001 Park Place North, Suite 700
P.O. Box 830612
Birmingham, AL 35283-0612
United States

Practice Areas

Corporate Law
Tax Law

Other Information

Gender: Male