Kathryn P. JonesCorporate Law & Transactions, Tax law and Tax controversy resolution
Kathryn P. Jones practices in the areas of general corporate law and transactions, tax law and tax controversy resolution, and intellectual property matters (copyrights, trademarks, and licensing matters). Her goal with each matter is to quickly digest complex legal concepts, identify, prioritize, and mitigate the principal exposures presented in a particular document or transaction, and provide a thorough analysis and practical advice to clients. In her tax law and controversy practice, Kathryn represents taxpayers in disputes with the Florida Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service, and guides clients in making voluntary disclosures of offshore bank accounts and other assets in accordance with foreign reporting requirements. Kathryn has obtained favorable private letter rulings and offers-in-compromise for her clients. She has successfully negotiated installment agreements with Florida and Federal taxing authorities, enabling corporate clients to maintain their businesses while satisfying tax obligations. Kathryn has also attained significant tax savings for her clients in administrative and judicial tax proceedings
In her corporate practice, Kathryn handles asset and stock acquisition and disposition transactions (including the preparation and review of related loan and security agreements and transfer documents), and drafts and analyzes operating agreements, shareholder agreements and franchise documents. Kathryn also handles employment matters, federal and state regulatory matters, corporate governance issues, corporate and LLC formations and separations (including separation of physician practices), and not-for-profit corporate matters. As an added service to her clients, Kathryn prepares and prosecutes to registration federal copyright and trademark applications and advises clients with respect to licensing and trademark matters and work-for-hire arrangements. Kathryn also frequently works closely with our litigation team in prosecuting and defending against trademark infringement claims.
Kathryn graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree in History (with honors), and dual minors in Business and Piano Performance from the University of Florida in 2002. In 2005, Kathryn earned her Juris Doctor degree (with honors) from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.
Kathryn is admitted to practice law in the state of Florida, the Middle District of Florida and U.S. Tax Court. She is member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and the Business Law and Tax Sections of the Florida Bar.
Kathryn grew up in Fort Myers, Florida, and currently resides in Orlando with her husband, Michael and their daughter, Lauren, along with their beloved and quirky dog, Kirby. In her spare time, Kathryn enjoys traveling, attending musical events, watching Gator sports and spending time with her loved ones.