G. Michael Yopp - Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP
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G. Michael Yopp

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1993

Companies and individuals rely upon Mike Yopp to guide them through the ever-changing landscape of state and federal taxation, partnerships, limited liability companies and general business law. Mike advises clients on both strategy and implementation regarding a broad variety of tax issues including:

  • Corporate tax
  • Estate Planning
  • Partnership tax
  • State and local tax (SALT)
  • Trust and estate matters
  • Conservatorships and guardianships

Murray State UniversityBS 1968Emory University School of LawJ.D. 1975New York University School of LawLL.M 1979
The Paul J. Hartman Memorail State and Local Tax ForumNational Association of State Bar Tax SectionsAmerical College of Trust and Estate CounselBelmont University College of Law

Case History

Boeing Equipment Holding Co. v. Tennessee State Board of Equalization — Case established precedent that leased property was exempt from the personal property tax.
CAO Holding Company v. Trost — Case established precedent that a captive aircraft lessor could lease to an affiliate on a resale certificate.
Dobson v. Huddleston — Established precedent that redemptions are exempt from the Hall Income Tax

Office Location

Nashville City Center, Suite 2700
511 Union Street
Nashville, TN 37219
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation and Controversy - Tax of the Nashville Metro Area
G. Michael Yopp has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Litigation and Controversy - Tax
Tax Law (Family Businesses, Limited Liability Companies, Nonprofit Organizations and Charitable Giving, REITs, State and Local Tax, Tax Disputes, Tax Planning, Trusts and Estates)

Other Information

Gender: Male