Mr. Carney’s practice is grounded in federal, state, and local tax codes and regulations. He works directly with clients in employee benefits, tax planning, and estate planning. He understands the need to navigate these complex laws while providing options for each unique situation. His practice areas include but are not limited to the following:

  • Employee and welfare benefit plans of private, tax-exempt, and governmental employers
  • Other post-employment benefit trusts
  • Executive compensation
  • Corporate and individual tax planning
  • Estate planning
  • State and local sales and corporate franchise/excise taxes
  • Health law

Mr. Carney is a member of the American, Tennessee, Memphis and Shelby County Bar Associations, American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, National Association of Public Pension Attorneys, National Association of Bond Lawyers, and the NHLA/AAHA American Health Lawyers Association. He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Carney was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2019 in the fields of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, ERISA Litigation, and Tax Law for the tenth year.

Best Lawyers Award Badge

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Shelby County Bar Association
  • American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries
  • National Association of Public Pension Attorneys
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • NHLA/AAHA American Health Lawyers Association
  • AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2019 in areas of Employee Benefits Law, Litigation-ERISA, and Tax Law


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