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Scott W. Faulkner

Scott W. Faulkner

Scott W. Faulkner

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  • Stanford University, B.A., 1996
  • Yale University, Graduate Studies in History, 2002-2003
  • University of Alabama, J.D., 2001
  • New York University, LL.M., in Taxation, 2010
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville, M.Acc., Accounting, 2013

Admitted to Bar:

  • Alabama, 2001

Other Professional Designation:

  • Certified Public Accountant, Alabama, 2014


Scott W. Faulkner, an attorney with Blackburn, Maloney and Schuppert, advises corporate and individual clients on a broad range of business, tax and estate matters. Mr. Faulkner assists corporate clients with acquisitions, strategic alliances, employment agreements, nondisclosure agreements, employee incentive plans, security offerings, employee benefit plans, including qualified and nonqualified deferred compensation plans, and other business matters.

Mr. Faulkner regularly advises clients about formation, taxation and operation of limited liability companies, corporations, S corporations, partnerships, and other entities. As a part of his tax practice, Mr. Faulkner advises business and individual clients in Section 1031 tax-free, like-kind exchanges.

Mr. Faulkner prepares simple and complex estate plans, and enjoys working with business owners in structuring and implementing succession plans in tax-efficient manners. Mr. Faulkner advises trustees and personal representatives in the administration of trusts and estates. In addition, Mr. Faulkner assists nonprofit organizations in formation, taxation, and operational matters.

Mr. Faulkner is also a Certified Public Accountant.

  • Community Involvement

    Community & Civic Involvement

    • Treasurer and Director, The Princess Theatre Center for the Performing Arts
    • Treasurer and Director, Historic Decatur Village
    • Member, Rotary Club of Decatur
    • Former Director, Huntsville Symphony Orchestra
  • Judicial Clerkship

    Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Edward Carnes, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2001-2002.

  • Associations & Journals

    Professional Associations & Journals

    • Member, Morgan County Bar Association
    • Member, Alabama State Bar Association
    • Member, Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
    • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    • Editor, Tax Law Review, New York University, 2009-2010
  • Awards

    Awards & Honors

    • Order of the Coif, University of Alabama School of Law
    • Dean Harrison Scholar, University of Alabama School of Law
    • Hugo Black Scholar, University of Alabama School of Law
    • Varsity Baseball, Stanford University, 1992-1996