Lawyer Profile

Scott Faulkner
Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne
2101 West Clinton Avenue, Suite 102
Huntsville, AL, 35805
Phone | 256-535-1100

Law School - University of Alabama School of Law
Bar Admission - 9/28/2001

Law Office Locations: Huntsville

Geographic Areas Served: Madison, Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, Marion, Limestone, Lawrence, Winston, Morgan, Cullman, Marshall, Jackson, DeKalb, Cherokee


Scott Faulkner’s practice is centered on tax, corporate law, and employee benefits law, including various aspects of the Employee Retirement and Income Security Act (ERISA). Scott Faulkner advises emerging and established businesses on tax issues, government contracting, mergers and acquisitions, and securities law. Mr. Faulkner advises individuals about retirement planning, estate planning, and marital planning, among other related issues.

Areas of Practice:
Corporate and Business Law
Employee Benefit and Retirement Plans
Federal Taxes
Estate and Gift Taxes
Federal Government Contracts
Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
Mergers and Acquisitions
Venture Capital
Estate Probate and Trust Administration
Charitable Giving
Marital Planning
Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
Guardianships and Conservatorships
Retirement Planning

Alabama, 2001
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
United States District Courts
    Northern District of Alabama
    Middle District of Alabama
    Southern District of Alabama
All Alabama State Courts

American Bar Association
    Section of Corporate Law
    Section of Tax
Alabama Bar Association
Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association


LL.M., Taxation, 2010, New York University, New York, NY
    Editor, Tax Law Review
J.D., summa cum laude, 2001, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
    Order of the Coif
    Hugo Black Scholar
    Dean M. Leigh Harrison Scholar
B.A., 1996, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
    Varsity Baseball Team

Community Involvement:

Board of Directors, Schools Foundation
Board of Directors, Aids Action Coalition

Graduate study at Yale University in pursuit of a Ph.D. in American and English legal history (2002-2003).Graduate study at Yale University in pursuit of a Ph.D. in American and English legal history (2002-2003).


Scott Faulkner was a Law Clerk for Judge Edward Carnes, United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Atlanta, GA (2001-2002).


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