Former Bradley Partners Form New Tax Boutique Law Firm - Carter Shelton, PLC

Nashville, TN – Brett Carter and Brian Shelton, formerly partners in the Nashville, Tennessee office of the multistate law firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, have formed a tax boutique law firm, Carter Shelton, PLC. The firm will focus on representing business and individual clients on issues involving all tax matters, including state and local tax, and estate and succession planning. Collectively, Carter and Shelton have over 25 years of experience advising clients on complex tax issues, and this new partnership will allow them to continue to grow and expand their client base.

Brett Carter has over 15 years of experience representing clients before the Tennessee Department of Revenue and local taxing authorities.  Brett assists clients with state and local tax planning, audit defense and both trial and appellate litigation on a wide variety of state and local taxes, including corporate income and franchise taxes, sales and use tax, business tax, property tax and other Tennessee and multistate taxes.

Brian Shelton has over 10 years of experience providing estate and succession planning for individuals and businesses in Tennessee.  Brian also provides federal and state tax planning for businesses in Tennessee.

“I am excited to partner with Brian in providing the highest level of state and local tax representation in Tennessee,” said Carter. “Our clients will include Fortune 100 companies from across the country as well as small to mid-size companies across Tennessee. While the focus will be on Tennessee taxes, we will leverage our network of state tax professionals from across the country to provide our clients with a full spectrum of multistate tax services.”

Prior to forming Carter Shelton, PLC, Brett Carter and Brian Shelton were tax partners in the Nashville, Tennessee office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP.  Prior to joining Bradley, Brett Carter was also a partner in the Waller Lansden Dortch and Davis Tennessee tax group. Brett also serves as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Tennessee Army National Guard’s JAG Corp and served an overseas tour of duty in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

About Carter Shelton:
Carter Shelton, PLC is a tax boutique law firm that focuses on representing business and individual clients on all tax matters, including state and local tax, estate and succession planning, tax and estate litigation, and business planning for Tennessee and multistate clients. For more information, please visit