Daniel R. McKeithen: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Daniel R. McKeithen


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Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Timber & Forest Products
  • Tax Controversy & Litigation
  • Federal Tax
  • Natural Resources
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT)
  • Hospitality & Leisure
  • Distressed Real Estate
  • Agribusiness
Contact InfoTelephone: 404.853.8342
University University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, A.B.
Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.
Admitted1986, Georgia

Professional Activities
Member, Committee on Corporate Tax, Taxation Section, American Bar Association

BornFayetteville, North Carolina, January 27, 1960

Danny McKeithen guides his clients in federal tax planning and controversies. He concentrates on corporate income tax issues connected with both taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions, liquidations and spin-offs and other distributions.

Danny works extensively with the rules concerning the carryover and utilization of net operating losses and other tax attributes, the special tax rules applicable to bankruptcy and out-of-court workout situations and the complicated issues that arise in transactions among affiliated and related parties. He also works closely with various financial institutions on problems that arise under special provisions of the law applicable to such taxpayers.

Danny advises closely held businesses that have elected S corporation status on the intricacies of these rules. He counsels real estate investment trusts (REITs), including clients on the leading edge of the use of these structures in the timber and forest products industry. Danny regularly advises clients dealing with various tax accounting concerns, including situations involving below-market loans, imputed interest and the Tax Code's time value of money provisions.

Awards and Rankings

Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of litigation & controversy - tax (2012-2016), tax law (2008-2016), and timber law (2008-2016)

Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers (2004-2006)


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Simplified Partnership Audit Procedures Radically Alter the Federal Income Tax Treatment of Partnerships
Thomas A. Cullinan,Sheldon M. "Shelly" Kay,Daniel R. McKeithen,David A. Roby,Amish M. Shah, November 6, 2015
On November 2, 2015, President Obama signed the Budget Act of 2015 (the “2015 Budget Act”), which makes significant amendments to the procedural rules governing federal income tax audits and judicial proceedings that apply to partnerships and other entities (such as limited liability...

Master Limited Partnerships: Proposed Tax Regulations Scale Back Activities Giving Rise to Qualifying Income
Benjamin G. Clark,Catherine M. Krupka,David T. McIndoe,Daniel R. McKeithen,David A. Roby, June 25, 2015
The Treasury Department (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (Service) have issued proposed tax regulations (Proposed Regulations) that provide guidance on, and significantly scale back, the types of activities relating to minerals and natural resources that generate “qualifying...

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Daniel R. McKeithen

999 Peachtree Street, N.E.
AtlantaGA 30309-3996


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