Faculty Profile: G. Michael Yopp

G. Michael YoppWaller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLPPO Box 198966 Nashville, TN 37219 Work Phone: (615) 850-8815Website: www.wallerlaw.comEmail Address:
Previous Courses Taught (5)
  • Hot Topics in Business Law: Tennessee’s New For-Profit Benefit Corporation Act
  • Hot Topics in Business Law: Tennessee’s New For-Profit Benefit Corporation Act
  • Tennessee Tax Law: Issues Concerning Pass Through Entities
  • Tennessee Tax Law
  • Estate Planning Forum 2008

Companies and individuals rely upon Mike Yopp to guide them through the ever-changing landscape of state and federal taxation, partnerships, limited liability companies and general business law. Mike advises clients on both strategy and implementation regarding a broad variety of tax issues including:
Corporate tax
Estate Planning
Partnership tax
State and local tax (SALT)
Trust and estate matters
Conservatorships and guardianships
Mike's clients can depend on him to provide practical solutions to seemingly intractable issues. Clients appreciate his depth of knowledge and involvement with precedent-setting work, including:
Former Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Business Entity Study Committee
Contributing to the creation of Tennessee’s Limited Liability Company Act
Serving as an expert witness
Serving as lead counsel in a precedent-setting property tax case, Boeing Equipment Holding Co. v. Tennessee State Board of Equalization
Since 1995, Best Lawyers in America has recognized Mike in the categories of Litigation & Controversy – Tax and Tax Law. Mike was also named Nashville's 2013 "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers for Litigation & Controversy-Tax.