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K. Wood Herren

K. Wood Herren

Partner

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP
Alabama, U.S.A.

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Wood Herren concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate transactions, federal, state and local taxation, exempt organizations, emerging businesses, healthcare organizations and industrial development. He is also regularly involved in transactions for the purchase, sale, lease and exchange of private aircraft.

Wood advises clients on a broad range of corporate matters, including structuring, financing, and negotiation of business acquisitions and dispositions, entity conversions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, and corporate governance. A significant portion of his practice is devoted to counseling clients on the planning and structuring of limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, joint ventures and other pass-through entities for a variety of business transactions. Wood regularly advises early stage growth ventures on entity selection, capital formation, incentive compensation and technology licensing.

Wood served as law clerk to the Honorable Theodore Tannenwald, Jr., Senior Judge of the United States Tax Court, and holds an LL.M in Taxation from the New York University School of Law. He counsels clients on a wide array of federal, state and local tax matters and assists clients in tax planning for business transactions and entity formation. Wood represents clients in tax controversies ranging from audits, administrative appeals and hearings, refund and abatement requests and offers in compromise, to trials and appellate litigation of tax disputes.

Wood has an active practice in the exempt organizations area. He represents numerous public charities, private and community foundations, non-profit hospitals and healthcare providers, trade associations and other tax-exempt organizations. Wood assists clients in forming non-profit organizations and qualifying those organizations for the appropriate tax-exempt status. He advises clients on the tax law consequences of their operations and activities, including political and legislative activities, grants, structuring of for-profit subsidiaries, joint ventures and other involvement in for-profit enterprises, unrelated business taxable income, intermediate sanctions, board governance and other similar matters.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1990

Court Admissions
  • United States Tax Court

Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1990
  • New York University School of Law, LL.M. (Taxation), 1991, Bench and Bar
  • Auburn University, B.S., 1985
Areas of Practice
Blogs

BuildSmart
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP 

Significant issues can arise during the three phases of the design and construction process. Effective planning, performance and completion are critical to the success of any construction project. So is informed counsel that addresses a variety of business issues, including mergers and...

Declassified
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP 

The Declassified blog offers commentary and insights on the latest class action suits, significant class action opinions, relevant changes to laws and rules, and important class action trends. Declassified covers topics ranging from significant Supreme Court and appellate court decisions regarding...

Family Business Advocates
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP 

Bradley’s Family Business Advocates Blog is a resource for family business owners and advisors. All business owners must plan ahead, think strategically and manage risk in order for their businesses to thrive. Family business owners must also manage family dynamics in the business, build...

It Pays to Be Covered™
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP 

Bradley’s It Pays to Be Covered™ Blog discusses insurance law developments and industry trends in property and casualty insurance, including the growing cyber insurance market, coverage for drones, and blockchain exposures. We also address practical risk management strategies of interest to risk...

Patent 213
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP 

Patent law, like most things in life, is subject to change. Changes to patent laws not only impact investment in your existing IP, but directly shape strategies to protect your freedom to operate. The Patent 213 blog provides up-to-date, insightful analysis of the evolution in the written...

Tennessee Appellate Review
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP 

A successful appeal depends on counsel’s substantive understanding of appellate rules, procedures, and strategies. The Tennessee Appellate Review blog is a resource for commentary and insights on the latest state and federal appellate news. Join the conversation as we analyze decisions from the...

The Law of Order
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP 

Bradley’s The Law of Order blog serves as a general parliamentary procedure resource, providing information about creation and revision of governing documents (constitutions, bylaws, or rules), application of Robert’s Rules of Order and other procedural authorities in a variety of contexts (such as...

Underwritten
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP 

Underwritten covers topics related to life, health, disability and long-term care insurance. Our team of experienced attorneys and authors offers insight on the issues insurers face as they seek to serve their policyholders and to mitigate risk. The blog covers significant court decisions,...

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