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Frank G Podesta

Practice areas:

Tax, Litigation, Business, Appeals

About Me

Frank G. Podesta is a business, litigation and tax attorney in Roswell, Georgia.  Mr. Podesta earned his B.A. in History and English, as well as his M.A. in Theology from Boston College.  He earned his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law, winning the Pro Bono Service Award.  Mr. Podesta also attended Rutgers University School of Business for an M.B.A., majoring in Accounting and Finance.


Frank Podesta began his career as a litigation associate with Lipman Antonelli in New Jersey, where he successfully defended county entities in dozens of actions including alleged civil rights violations and labor & employment suits.  Mr. Podesta also won a landmark decision on behalf of Cumberland County in the New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division extending continuing torts to environmental damage as a result of faulty construction.


After relocating to Atlanta, Mr. Podesta joined Williams, Morris & Waymire where he represented county entities, such as sheriffs’ departments, police departments, in civil rights actions.  He won numerous decisions in civil rights and environmental actions.  Mr. Podesta now utilizes that experience is helping victims of civil rights abuses recover for their injuries.


More recently, Frank Podesta was an attorney with Bomar Rice, where he specialized in business and tax litigation.  While with Bomar Rice, Mr. Podesta merged his knowledge of finance and taxation with his experience in Federal litigation to win scores of favorable decisions.  


In his current practice, Frank Podesta effectively utilizes his Accounting and Finance background and experience to handle complex tax litigation cases, business litigation suits and fraud actions.  Mr. Podesta has successfully resolved scores of tax controversy and tax audit matters before the Internal Revenue Service, and the Georgia Department of Revenue, often eliminating or reducing tax debt to a fraction of the assessed amount.



Mr. Podesta has taken tax matters to United States District Court and the United States Tax Court, where his unique blend of litigation and tax experience has proven to be invaluable.  Recently, Frank Podesta also won a major decision in Georgia Superior Court, demonstrating that a judgment creditor could not pierce the corporate veil to jump ahead of business creditors to garnish the assets of a single member LLC.

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Portuguese

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Tax: 41%
    6 years, 200 cases
  2. Litigation: 39%
    6 years, 50 cases
  3. Business: 15%
    6 years, 20 cases
  4. Appeals: 5%
    6 years, 5 cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

FGP Law, LLC

555 Sun Valley Drive
Suite N-3
Roswell, GA, 30076

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing201105/07/2015
GAActive Member in Good Standing 201106/07/2015
NJActive201005/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono AwardRutgers University School of Law2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerFGP Law, LLC2015 - Present
Senior AssociateBomar Rice, LLC2012 - 2015
AssociateWilliams, Morris & Waymire2011 - 2012
AssociateLipman Antonelli2008 - 2011

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Federal Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Atlanta chapter)Member2015 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Taxation Law SectionMember2014 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Business Law SectionMember2014 - Present
Gwinnett County Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
North Fulton Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
St. Thomas More SocietyMember2014 - Present
American Bar AssociationCivil Rights Litigation Committee Member2014 - Present
American Bar AssociationAppellate Practice Committee Member2014 - Present
American Bar AssociationFinancial Institutions Committee Member2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationWhite Collar Crime Committee Member2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Knights of ColumbusAssociate Member2012 - Present
State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2011 - Present
Florida Bar, Out-of-State Practitioners SectionMember2011 - Present
Florida Bar, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2011 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2011 - Present
Florida BarMember2011 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Mount Moriah Baptist Church v. Reverend Eric HurstDismissed with Prejudice
Eakin v. ButlerDismissed with Prejudice
Confidential Client$500,000.00+ IRS Tax Debt Eliminated

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Philadelphia Bar AssociationCommerce Case Management Program Decisions: Civil Conspiracy2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Boston CollegeTheologyMA - Masters2006
Boston CollegeHistory & EnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Rutgers UniversityAccounting and FinanceMBA - Master of Business AdministrationN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Estate Administration ProceduresTax Planning2014