Government Affairs

Attorneys in This Practice

Edgar C. Gentle, III

Gentle Turner & Benson, LLC has been involved intimately with government affairs. Among other representations:

  • During a December 2001 Special Session of the Alabama Legislature, Gentle Turner & Benson, LLC represented the Governor of Alabama and the State Finance and Revenue Departments in the successful drafting, lobbying and passage of a $160 million tax package to prevent education proration.
  • In 1999, the Firm advised the State of Alabama’s Senate in the drafting, passage and implementation of key legislation taxing businesses in the State—in order to make up for a $120 million per annum shortfall created by the nullification of Alabama’s corporate franchise tax as violative of Federal law.