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Mark Maloney

Mark Daniel Maloney

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  • Harvard College, A.B., cum laude, 1976
  • Vanderbilt University, J.D., 1979
  • New York University, LL.M., in Taxation, 1980

Admitted to Bar:

  • Alabama, 1979
  • Illinois, 1980


Mark Daniel Maloney, a member of Blackburn, Maloney and Schuppert, focuses primarily in the areas of agricultural law, taxation, and estate planning. Mr. Maloney provides taxation and estate planning services to a wide array of businesses and individual clients.

A significant portion of Mr. Maloney’s practice is devoted to agricultural law, in which he advises farmers, landowners, and related agricultural businesses. The agricultural legal services he provides includes advising for federal farm program matters, income and estate taxation, and liability issues, as well as estate planning for farmers and large landowners. Mr. Maloney brings a unique perspective to his agriculture law practice, having grown up on a farm in Illinois.

As part of his agricultural law services, Mr. Maloney regularly designs business structures for farming operations and prepares farm operating plans for filing with the Farm Service Agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He also represents farmers and farming operations in administrative hearings before the Farm Service Agency and the National Appeals Division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

  • Community & Civic Involvement

    • Rotary International / The Rotary Foundation
      • President, Rotary International, 2019-2020
      • Director, Rotary International, 1999-2001
      • Trustee, The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, 2004-2008
      • Vice-Chairman, The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, 2006-2007, 2007-2008
      • Chairman, 105th Rotary International Convention, Sydney, Australia, 2014
      • Aide to the President of Rotary International, 2003-2004
      • Governor, Rotary International District 686, 1989-1990
      • President, Rotary Club of Decatur, 1985-1986
    • Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce
      • Former Director
    • United Way of Morgan County
      • Director, 1984-1989
    • Knights of Columbus
      • Grand Knight, St. Ann’s Council, 1983-1984
  • Professional Associations & Journals

    • President, Morgan County Bar Association, 2012-2013
    • Member, Morgan County Bar Association
    • Member, Alabama State Bar Association
    • Member, Section of Taxation, American Bar Association
    • Chairman, Committee on Agriculture, Section of Taxation, American Bar Association, 1992-1994
    • Member, American Agricultural Law Association
    • Member, Alabama Law Institute
    • Member, Business Entities Committee, Alabama Law Institute, 1999-2008
    • Member, Limited Partnership Committee, Alabama Law Institute, 1997-1998
    • Member, Limited Liability Company Committee, Alabama Law Institute, 1992-1994
    • Examiner in Taxation, Alabama Board of Bar Examiners, 1985-1988
    • Administrative Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 1978-1979
    • "Estate Planning for Farmers: The Impact of the Federal Farm Program Payment Limitation Rules," Estate Planning, January 1998
  • Awards & Honors

    • Albert P. Brewer Award for Distinguished Public Service, Morgan County Bar Association, 2016
    • Emmett McClary Four-Way Test Award, Rotary Club of Decatur, 2014-15
    • R.W. “Pete” Henderson Membership Award, Rotary Club of Decatur, 2011-12
    • The Rotary Foundation Distinguished Service Award, 2002
    • The Rotary Foundation Citation for Meritorious Service, 1994
    • Namesake for the Mark D. Maloney Rotary Scholarship awarded annually to a senior at Austin High School, Decatur, Alabama, by the Rotary Club of Decatur
  • Other Civic Organizations

    • President, The Decatur Foundation, 1981-1991
    • Chairman, Morgan County Meals on Wheels
    • Director, Old Bank Museum
    • Member and Chairman, Finance Council, Annunciation of the Lord Catholic Church, 2003-2015
    • Member and Chairman, St. Ann Catholic School Board, 1982-1996, 2010-2012
    • Director, St. Ann's Educational Foundation, 1981-1986
    • Member, Board of Education, Catholic Diocese of Birmingham, 1991-1992
    • Master of Ceremonies, Popcorn Day Festival, Ridgway, Illinois, 1981-Present