Michael Lannon, a Certified Public Accountant and attorney, has practiced primarily in the areas of tax, estate planning, business formation, and business operations for more than 25 years. Mr. Lannon represents publicly-held companies, closely-held companies, banking institutions, partnerships, limited liability companies, and other business entities in the process of formation, private offerings, ongoing operations, restructuring, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Lannon negotiates and drafts contracts for business entities and represents them in tax planning as well as handling tax controversies before state and federal authorities, U.S. Tax Court, and federal district courts. He also has extensive experience in estate and tax planning for individuals.
Mr. Lannon has lectured at seminars on tax, estate planning, and other business-related legal issues and has authored articles on tax-related subjects. He has also represented many non-profit organizations in formation, operations, and joint ventures with for-profit organizations.
Mr. Lannon is actively involved with various non-profit organizations, serving on the boards of directors of Volunteers of America, Project Warm, and the Boys and Girls Club of Kentuckiana.
University of Notre Dame, J.D., 1969
St. Ambrose College, B.A., 1966
Professional and Community Activities
Louisville Bar Association, Chair, Tax Committee, 1984
Louisville Bar Foundation, Member, Tax Counsel, 1995
Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants
Volunteers of America, Board of Directors
Boys and Girls Club of Kentuckiana, Board of Directors
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®
Top Lawyer, Louisville Magazine, in the areas of banking law, corporate law, taxation, and trusts and estates, 2008, and in the areas of banking law, estate planning, and trusts and estates, 2009
Key Practice Areas
Taxation Defense & Appeals
Trusts & Estates
Admitted to Practice