Stuart Frentz’s practice is concentrated on federal, state and local tax matters, including formation of business entities, business planning, preparing partnership and limited liability company agreements with special emphasis on structuring profits interests and complex allocation and distribution provisions in such agreements, mergers and acquisitions, federal consolidated returns, like-kind exchanges of real and personal property, conservation easements, tax aspects of financial restructuring and cancellation-of-indebtedness income, dealing with valuation issues, administrative appeals and audit representation before the Internal Revenue Service and obtaining private letter rulings.
Stuart has provided tax counsel in connection with many of the largest corporate transactions handled by the firm, including the reorganization of the holding company structure for Blount International, Inc.
He has advised banks, bank holding companies and other financial institutions with respect to tax aspects of acquisitions and furnishes tax opinions for corporate clients engaging in acquisitive reorganizations.
Yale Law School, J.D., 1986
Spring Hill College, B.A., 1970, summa cum laude
Professional & Community Activities:
Birmingham Tax Forum, President, 2007-2008
Federal Tax Clinic, Director, 2007-present
2012 Federal Tax Clinic, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, President