Stacy E. Thomas is a shareholder in the Jackson office and has practiced with the Firm since 1996. Stacy primarily focuses on the areas of federal and state taxation, tax disputes and tax planning. He routinely represents clients before federal, state and local taxing authorities and in litigation.
Stacy is experienced with the procedural aspects of tax controversies and the substantive issues associated with estate, gift, sales, income, franchise, property and other taxes.
Stacy is a graduate of Mississippi State University and serves on the advisory council for the Adkerson School of Accountancy at MSU. He received his law degree from Vanderbilt University. After clerking two years with the Mississippi Supreme Court, Stacy continued his education at New York University, where he received a Masters of Laws in Taxation. He is a frequent writer and speaker on tax topics and is actively involved in a number of professional organizations.
New York University, LL.M. in Taxation, 1995
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1992
Mississippi State University, B.P.A., 1989, summa cum laude
U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. Tax Court
Professional Honors & Activities:
Member – Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants (President, 2011 – 2012)*
Member – Board of Governors, Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants (2009 – 2010)*
Chair – Taxation Section of the Mississippi Bar Association (2005 – 2006)
President – Estate Planning Council of Mississippi (2002 – 2003)
Member – Advisory Council to Adkerson School of Accountancy, Mississippi State University
Member – Taxation Section of Mississippi and American Bar Associations