Jasper L. Cummings , Jr. - Alston & Bird LLP

Jasper L. Cummings , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Jack Cummings is counsel in the Federal Tax Group of Alston & Bird in Raleigh and Washington, D.C. He served as IRS associate chief counsel (corporate) and chair of the Corporate Tax Committee of the ABA Section of Taxation. His books include The American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 (with Robert Hanson), The Supreme Court’s Federal Tax Jurisprudence published by the American Bar Association in 2010 and The Supreme Court, Federal Taxation and the Constitution, published by the American Bar Association in 2013. In addition, he regularly authors a column in Tax Notes (“What Were They Thinking?”). Jack is a graduate of Duke University, summa cum laude, Yale Law School, and the Graduate Tax Program of NYU Law School. He has also successfully argued a state tax case in the U.S. Supreme Court, Fulton Corp. v. Faulkner, 516 U.S. 325 (1996).

Duke UniversityAB 1968Yale UniversityJ.D. 1971New York UniversityLL.M 1987

Case History

Experience
  • Represented the winning taxpayer before the U.S. Supreme Court in overturning the North Carolina Intangibles Tax.  Fulton Corp. v. Faulkner, 516 U.S. 325 (1996).

Office Location

4721 Emperor Boulevard, Suite 400
Durham, NC 27703-8580
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation and Controversy - Tax of the Raleigh Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation and Controversy - Tax of the Raleigh Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law of the Raleigh Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation and Controversy - Tax of the Raleigh Metro Area
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Practice Areas

Litigation and Controversy - Tax
Tax Law (Corporate, State and Local Tax)