Hale E. Sheppard, Esq.

Hale Sheppard

Courses: 1023, 1042

Hale Sheppard, Esq. is a partner in the Tax Controversy & Litigation Section and Chair of the International Tax Section.  He defends clients in tax audits, tax appeals, and Tax Court litigation, covering both domestic and international issues.



University of Kansas, B.S., with distinction

University of Kansas, M.A., with honors

University of Kansas, J.D.

Universidad de Chile, LL.M., with highest distinction

University of Florida, LL.M.T., graduate tax scholar


American College of Tax Counsel, Fellow (2019 through 2021)

Chambers USA - Tax Litigation Leader (2009 through 2021)

Georgia Super Lawyers - Tax (2012 through 2022)

Best Lawyers in America - Tax Litigation and Controversy (2019 through 2023)

Legal 500 – Tax Litigation and Controversy (2015 through 2021)


Georgia Bar

Florida Bar

Texas Bar

Washington, D.C. Bar


U.S. Tax Court

U.S Court of Federal Claims

U.S. Court of International Trade

U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia