Jay G. Maples

Jay G. Maples: Attorney with Sirote & Permutt, P.C. AV stamp icon
  • Shareholder at Sirote & Permutt, P.C. (112 Attorneys)
  • 2311 Highland Avenue South, P.O. Box 55727, Birmingham, AL 35205
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Jay is a shareholder with the firm and a member of the Corporate and Securities Practice Group , the Tax Practice Group , the Banking and Finance Practice Group , and the Health Care Practice Group . Jay regularly handles a wide range of complex transactions and issues across a variety of industries, including pharmaceutical, banking and financial services, technology, health care, insurance, air transportation, and real estate. A significant focus of Jay’s practice is in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, general corporate counseling, and employee benefits and executive compensation, including proceedings before governmental agencies (IRS and DOL) concerning benefits and compensation matters.

Why did you become an attorney?

Prior to being an attorney, I was a corporate accountant and wanted more variety in the work I was doing and more involvement in the strategic aspects of business.

What is the best part of your job?

I get to work on a large variety of challenging projects.

Who has inspired you in your career?

If I had to choose one person, it would be Fred Scarborough. In addition to being a good friend and decorated military pilot, Fred was an attorney at Intergraph who lit the spark in my desire to practice law.

What are you most proud of in your practice?

Helping clients build successful businesses.

What do you think are the three most important things you do to serve your clients?

Listen carefully. Give them thorough analysis. Respond promptly to their every concern.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

I enjoy Crossfit and action shooting sports.

Awards and Accreditations

•AV-Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating


•AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating

Birmingham Magazine, Top Attorney in Tax (2009)

Speeches and Publications

•Speaker, The Affordable Care Act...The Cat with Nine Lives..., Alabama Society of CPAs, July 2015

•Speaker, Affordable Care Act and Its Impact on Business, May 2014

•Contributor, Non-Compliant Health Reimbursement Arrangement Could Cost Medical Practices Huge Penalties in 2014, Birmingham Medical News, December 11, 2013

•Speaker, Taxation and the Affordable Care Act, Alabama Society of Enrolled Agents, October 2013

•Speaker and Presenter, That's a Mighty Big Onion-The Affordable Care Act Adds Layers of Complication to Offering a Health Insurance Plan, ASCPA's Hot Topics in Tax Webinar Series, September 2013

•Speaker, Alabama Association of Accountants and Tax Preparers, September 2013

•Speaker, The Affordable Care Act, Alabama Association of Accountants and Tax Preparers, September 2013

•Speaker, The Affordable Care Act and Offering Health Insurance, Alabama Society of CPAs, September 2013

•Speaker, Healthcare Reform, Alabama Treasury Management Association, March 2013

•Speaker, Fiduciary Fitness for Companies Offering a Retirement Plan, Mass Mutual Financial Group, October 10, 2012

•Speaker and Presenter, ESOPs and Other Qualified Tax Plans, ASCPA's Hot Topics in Tax Webinar Series, August 2012

•Author, 'In-Plan' Roth Conversion, The Counselor, Year End 2010

•Author, “Tax Changes for 2009,” The Counselor, Spring 2009


•Sirote & Permutt Presents Alabama Society of CPA Seminar Series
•Sirote & Permutt Presents ASCPA Webinar Series
•Sirote Attorneys Shirley Justice and Ronald Levitt To Lead Presentation On The Affordable Care Act's Tax Implications
•Alabama Society of Enrolled Agents Invites Sirote Attorneys to Speak About Health Care
•Attorneys Speak about Tax Issues to the Alabama Association of Accountants & Tax Preparers
•Sirote Attorneys Andy Andrews and Jay Maples to Discuss Affordable Care Act at ASCPA Webinar
•Sirote & Permutt Present ASCPA Hot Topics in Tax Webinar Series
•Sirote & Permutt Hosts a Free Seminar About Health Care Law
•Sirote & Permutt Attorneys to Speak at Alabama Treasury Management Association Meeting
•Sirote Legal Alert: The Changing Tax Climate
•Sirote's Joe Bluestein & Jay Maples Present ASCPA-Sirote Webinar
•Birmingham Magazine Recognizes 17 From Sirote As Top Attorneys
•Sirote Announces Five New Shareholders

Areas of Practice (63)

  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Health Care
  • Tax
  • Acquisitions & Dispositions
  • Business & Succession Planning
  • Charitable Planning & Contributions
  • Closely Owned & Family Business Planning
  • Closely Owned & Family Businesses
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Community Banking
  • Consumer Finance
  • Corporate & Regulatory Compliance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Tax
  • Directors & Officers
  • Economic Development & Incentives
  • Employee Benefits & ERISA
  • Employment & Health Law Contracts
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Estate Planning & Administration
  • Executive Compensation
  • General Counsel Services
  • Health Law Corporate Compliance
  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • High Net Worth Individuals & Families
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Tax Law
  • Joint Ventures
  • Labor & Employment
  • Landlord & Tenant
  • Landlord & Tenant Disputes
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Nonprofits
  • Physician Recruitment
  • Privacy & Data Security
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Project Development & Finance
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Transactions & Loan Closings
  • Redemptions
  • Regulatory, Compliance & Risk Management
  • Retail Banking
  • Retirement Plans
  • Securities
  • Shareholder Derivative Actions
  • Startup & Emerging Companies
  • State & Local Tax
  • Tax Controversy & Litigation
  • Tax Credits, Incentives & Tax Increment Financing
  • Tax Deferred Exchanges
  • Tax Exempt Entities
  • Tax Planning
  • Technology Licensing & Contracting
  • Wealth Management & Succession
  • Wealth Planning
  • Consumer & Retail
  • Financial Institutions
  • Individuals, Families, Estates & Trusts
  • Real Estate
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
205-930-5383  Phone
205.212.3829  Fax
University Attended:
University of Alabama in Huntsville, M. Acc, 1998; Auburn University, BS, 1992
Law School Attended:
New York University School of Law, LLM, Taxation, 2002; University of Alabama School of Law, JD, 2001
Year of First Admission:
2002, New York; 2002, Alabama


•Alabama State Bar
•American Bar Association
•Certified Public Accountant (inactive)
•New York State Bar Association

Birth Information:
Fort Bragg, North Carolina, September 6, 1971

Peer Reviews

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