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Neal Graham


East Memphis
6060 Primacy Parkway, Suite 100
Memphis, TN 38119

  • Bio
  • Education
  • Admissions
  • Accolades

Neal Graham is uniquely qualified to address the intricate matters involved in complex business transactions. Neal has his undergraduate degree in accountancy and is licensed also as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Mississippi. He has represented clients in connection with multiple business transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financing transactions, corporate and limited liability company/partnership formations and reorganizations, executive compensation, and state and federal income taxation issues.

Neal also has significant experience handling health care law issues affecting for-profit and nonprofit providers, including non-profit federal and state tax matters. He also counsel’s health care clients concerning business formation, financing, and regulatory compliance issues, including hospitals, nursing homes, dental practices and physician practice groups.

His practice also focuses on federal and state tax issues associated with various types of legal entities such as C corporations, S corporations, limited liability companies, trusts, partnerships, and nonprofit entities.

Neal has also handled many corporate finance and public finance debt transactions as legal counsel to either the issuer, borrower or the underwriter/placement agent. He also has represented both lenders and borrowers in commercial real estate finance transactions.

A Mississippi native, Neal has claimed Memphis as his home since 1983 and has served the community in a variety of ways. He is the past president and a current member of the Memphis East Rotary Club and former chairman of the board of the North Mississippi Enterprise Initiative, Inc. He previously volunteered with Junior Achievement, Inc., the Memphis Big Brothers Big Sisters program and has been involved with the inter-city community youth program at Immanuel Episcopal Center, where he served as a member of its board of directors. Most recently, Neal has served as chairman of the board since 2017 for the Rotary-Family Youth Initiative, Inc. which was established by District 6800 of Rotary International to assist socio-economically disadvantaged youth and their families in Shelby County, Tennessee, and North Mississippi.

In his spare time, Neal enjoys sports, volunteering in the community and spending time with his family.

  • University of Florida, LL.M. in Taxation, 1983
  • University of Mississippi Law School, J.D., 1980
  • University of Mississippi, B.B.A. in Accountancy, 1978

Other Professional Licenses

  • Certified Public Accountant, Mississippi, since 1981

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1984
  • Texas, 1982
  • Mississippi, 1980

Awards and Recognition

  • AVVO rating – Very Good
  • Best Lawyers designation in Health care and Taxation (2000–Present)
  • Martindale Hubbell rating – AV® Preeminent™ (1999–Present)

Professional Organizations and Awards

  • Member, Mississippi Bar Association
  • Member, Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Bar Association
  • Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants

Civic and Community Involvement

  • President, Memphis East Rotary Club (July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009)
  • Member, Memphis East Rotary Club (1991-Present)
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, North Mississippi Enterprise Initiative, Inc. (1998-2002)
  • Volunteer, Junior Achievement, Inc. (1991-2007)
  • Volunteer, Big Brother Big Sisters programs (1988-1990)
  • Volunteer, inter-city community youth program, Immanuel Episcopal Center (1992-1995)
  • Board of Directors, Immanuel Episcopal Center (1992-1995)
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Rotary-Family Youth Initiative, Inc. (2017–Present)


Neal is a frequent lecturer at Seminars on topics concerning taxation, health care, nonprofit entities, corporate finance and real estate finance. He has previously served as an adjunct professor at the University of Mississippi and the University of Memphis.