Corporate Tax

We counsel clients on the labyrinthine set of federal, state and local taxes which affect their companies’ tax liability. The firm handles the full spectrum of planning, transaction and litigation matters. The firm is also experienced in handling tax litigation and controversy in front of U.S. Tax court, federal courts, the Court of Federal Claims, and all other appropriate tribunals.

Our attorneys represent a range of clients including affiliated corporations, closely-held companies, cross-border entities, individuals, family businesses, limited liability companies, partnerships, public companies, S corporations, and tax-exempt organizations.

We offer services including:

  • Commercial loans.
  • Dispositions and spinoffs.
  • International operations in the U.S. or overseas.
  • Leases.
  • Lobbying and tax policy.
  • Mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and leveraged buyouts.
  • Real estate.
  • Restructurings and work-outs.
  • Tax-sharing.
  • Transfer pricing.
  • Venture capital and private equity.
  • We represented Dean Solon, the founder of Shoals Technologies Group, Inc. (backed by Oaktree Capital), a leading solar-power components maker, in connection with Shoals’ initial public offering (IPO) of 88.5 million shares of Class A common stock for a total net proceeds of more than $2.2 billion. The shares began trading on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol “SHLS” on January 27, 2021. Bass Berry & Sims has represented Shoals since the 2016 recapitalization transaction with Oaktree Capital.

    We represented Dean Solon, the founder of Shoals Technologies Group, Inc. (backed by Oaktree Capital), a leading solar-power components maker,...
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    Client Type: Public Company
  • We represented Tivity Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: TVTY), a fitness and social engagement solutions provider, in the divestiture of its nutrition business, Nutrisystem® and South Beach Diet®, to Kainos Capital, a leading food and consumer-focused private equity firm, for $575 million in cash.

    We represented Tivity Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: TVTY), a fitness and social engagement solutions provider, in the divestiture of its nutrition...
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    Client Type: Public Company
  • Representation of Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TRWH) in its acquisition of the operations and real estate of Isle of Capri Casino and Lady Luck Casino from Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ERI), in a cash transaction for $230 million

    We represented Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TRWH) in its acquisition of the operations and real estate of Isle...
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    Client Type: Public Company
  • Represented Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) in four strategic acquisitions and in its underwritten public offering of 2.3 million shares of common stock in 2019.

    We represented Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) in four strategic acquisitions in 2019, including the acquisition of Hospice Partners of...
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    Client Type: Public Company
  • Represented Serco Inc. in its definitive Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire Alion Science & Technology Corporation’s Naval Systems Business Unit, including its Canadian business and a small number of related contract operations, for $225 million. The acquisition, subject to regulatory approvals, is expected to close in the second half of 2019. Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, will strengthen its presence in naval support with this acquisition, and will become a stronger integrated maritime solutions provider for the U.S Navy and other customers.

    We represented Serco Inc. in its acquisition of Alion Science & Technology Corporation's Naval Systems Business Unit, including its Canadian...
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    Client Type: Private Company
  • Represented Pharos Capital Group in its acquisition of Horizon Oncology

    We represented Pharos Capital Group in its acquisition of Horizon Oncology. The acquisition marks the launch of Verdi Oncology, Inc.,...
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    Client Type: Private Company
  • Represented a leading provider of 340B Drug Pricing Program services in its acquisition by a prescription benefit management subsidiary of a leading pharmacy healthcare provider

    We served as lead healthcare regulatory counsel, as well as provided antitrust, employee benefits and tax support, for a leading...
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    Client Type: Private Company
  • Represented a private fund investment group in the land purchase and development of more than $1 million square feet/8,700 units of self-storage space in multiple states

    We represented a private fund investment group in the land purchase and development of more than $1 million square feet/8,700...
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    Client Type: Private Company
  • Represented Scripps Networks Interactive (NASDAQ:SNI) in its acquisition of a millennial-focused online food publication

    We represented Scripps Networks Interactive (NASDAQ:SNI) in its acquisition of Spoon University, a millennial-focused online food publication. The transaction enables...
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    Client Type: Public Company
  • Represented CLARCOR in connection with its acquisition of the filtration business of Stanadyne Corporation for approximately $325 million

    We represented CLARCOR in connection with its acquisition of the filtration business of Stanadyne Corporation, a portfolio company of Kohlberg...
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    Client Type: Public Company
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