Don Stuart

A "go-to" tax advisor for businesses and the tax attorney clients want on their deal team

From large publicly traded companies to start-up companies, Don Stuart brings a creative approach to solving complex tax and business issues for clients. Business owners, general counsel, in-house tax officers and others rely on Don for his keen ability to not only navigate the tax laws and find practical and understandable solutions but to also follow through and implement them.


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Get To Know Don

Don enjoys traveling the globe. He is a classic car aficionado and enjoys auto racing. Don also enjoys all types of live music events.

Don's Related Experience

UK forms joint venture with King’s Daughter Health System

Provided the University of Kentucky transaction structure guidance, contract and deal negotiation, and anti-trust and healthcare analysis in forming its joint venture with KD Health.

LifePoint Health affiliate sells majority ownership interest in CMC to MultiCare Health System

Represented LifePoint Health and its affiliate as lead transaction counsel in the sale of its majority ownership interest in community hospital Capital Medical Center to MultiCare Health System.

Tri Star Energy acquires Hollingsworth Oil

Assisted Tri Star Energy with the acquisition of Hollingsworth Oil and its “Sudden Service” chain of convenience stores.

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  • LL.M., University of Florida, Taxation, 1997
    • Graduate Editor - Florida Tax Review
  • J.D., cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1995
    • Assistant Editor - Thomas M. Cooley Law Review
  • B.S., Bradley University, 1987

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • Michigan


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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Nashville, Tennessee and Michigan Bar Associations
  • Member, American Bar Association, including Sections of Taxation and Health Law, Corporate Tax Committee, Exempt Organizations Committee, Tax and Accounting Interest Group
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association, including Tax and Finance Practice Group

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Community Involvement

  • Former Member, Board of Directors of High Hopes Inclusive Preschool and Pediatric Therapy Clinic
  • Former Member, Franklin Tomorrow, Business Strategy Group committee member

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