Stephen M. Wilson

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  • One Jackson Place
    188 E. Capitol Street
    Suite 400
    Jackson, MS 39201
P: 601.592.9957
F: 601.592.1457
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P: 601.592.9960
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Stephen M. Wilson

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Steve Wilson is an experienced corporate transactional lawyer providing legal counsel to clients on acquisitions, tax, economic development and finance transactions.  Steve is a member of the firm's regional Corporate and Securities practice and is on the Economic Development Team and State and Local Tax Team in the Jackson, Mississippi office.

Steve Wilson is an experienced corporate transactional lawyer providing legal counsel to clients on acquisitions, tax, economic development and finance transactions.  Steve is a member of the firm's regional Corporate and Securities practice and is on the Economic Development Team and State and Local Tax Team in the Jackson, Mississippi office.

Steve has more than 20 years of experience handling corporate transactional and state and local tax matters, including business acquisitions, state and local tax planning and controversy resolution, industrial development and economic incentives and finance transactions.  He represents buyers and sellers in asset purchase, stock purchase, and merger transactions; corporations with ongoing contractual, tax, and business planning needs; companies with state and local tax issues; companies seeking tax incentives financings, real estate and environmental counsel on legal issues arising as a result of location or expansion of operations in Mississippi; owners, contractors and lenders on construction matters; borrowers and lenders in commercial lending transactions; and handling Section 363 sales of asset transactions arising out of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy cases.

Steve is among a select group of lawyers recognized in the category of Corporate/Commercial by Chambers USA as one of the top business lawyers in the state of Mississippi.  The selection of lawyers by Chambers is based upon in-depth interviews with clients and lawyers with whom the selected attorney has worked with in the particular market being assessed.  He also has been chosen by his peers to be recognized in The Best Lawyers in America┬« in the areas of Corporate Law, Bankruptcy and Reorganization Law and Tax Law.

Distinctions

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America┬«
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2013
    • Corporate Law, 2008-2013
    • Litigation & Controversy-Tax, 2011-2013
    • Tax Law, 2010-2013
  • Listed in Chambers USA, Corporate/Commercial, 2006-2013
  • Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers, Business/Corporate, 2013

Memberships and Affiliations

  • The Mississippi Bar
  • American Bar Association (Business Law; Taxation; Real Property and Probate Sections)
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Mississippi Secretary of State's Business Law Advisory Group (works with the business community, academia, and the legislature in reviewing proposed and existing legislation affecting the business climate in Mississippi for the purpose of improving the legal structure under which businesses operate in the State)