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Richard Cope Litwin

Richard Cope Litwin

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Richard C. Litwin specializes in state and local taxation, representing businesses and individuals both at the administrative level and in court. He is a former member of the Georgia Department of Department of Revenue Business Advisory Committee, and he has served as Chairperson of the State Bar of Georgia Section of Taxation and Chairperson of the Atlanta Bar Association Taxation Section. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia Tax Section's Georgia Tax Court Task Force. He was previously an Assistant Attorney General in the Tax Section of the Georgia Attorney General's Office, where he represented the Georgia Department of Revenue in State Superior, Federal and U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Mr. Litwin speaks frequently on tax topics.


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Licensed since 1987

  1. Tax: 100%
    26 years

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Jeffrey L. Cohen

    With his experience and analytical abilities, Richard is at the top of his profession. I wouldn't hesitate to send a Georgia tax case to him to handle.


    Jeffrey Cohen Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Thomas Charles Nagel

    Richard Litwin is an excellent attorney. I have had the pleasure of knowing him for over 15 years. He is the go-to guy for any sales and use tax issue. His list of awards, published works and lectures clearly shows his high level of expertise. He is very detail oriented and really cares about his clients. I highly endorse this lawyer.


    Thomas Nagel Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Richard C. Litwin, L.L.C.

1742 Mount Vernon Road Suite 300
Atlanta, GA, 30338



GAActive Member in Good Standing 198708/22/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyer, Tax LawBest Lawyers in America2014
Georgia Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2014
Best Lawyer, Tax LawBest Lawyers in America2013
Georgia Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2013
Best Lawyer, Tax LawBest Lawyers in America2012
Georgia Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2012
Top 100 Lawyers of GeorgiaGeorgia Super Lawyers2012
Georgia Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2011
Best Lawyer, Tax LawBest Lawyers in America2011
Top 100 Lawyers of GeorgiaGeorgia Super Lawyers2011
Georgia Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2010
Best Lawyer, Tax LawBest Lawyers in America2010
Georgia Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2009
Georgia Super LawyerGeorgia Super Lawyers2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLitwin Law Firm, P.C.2003 - Present
PartnerMacey, Wilensky, Cohen & Kessler, LLP1998 - 2003
AssociateMacey, Wilensky, Cohen & Kessler, LLP1995 - 1998
Assistant Attorney GeneralGeorgia Attorney General's Office1990 - 1995


Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of Georgia, Unlicensed Practice of Law Standing CommitteeBoard Member2013 - Present
Atlanta Bar Association Continuing Legal EducationBoard of Trustees2008 - 2011
State Bar of Georgia, Unlicensed Practice Law District 4 CommitteeBoard Member2007 - Present
State Bar of Georgia Taxation SectionChairman2001 - 2002
Atlanta Bar Association, Section of TaxationBoard of Directors2000 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Georgia Bar JournalThe Georgia Tax Tribunal Act of 20122012


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Carolina, ColumbiaEconomicsBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Emory UniversityLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Institute of Continuing Legal Education in GeorgiaState Tax Issues for Nonprofit Organizations2013
Conditioned Air Association of Georgia Annual ConferenceState Sales Tax Issues for HVAC Contractors2013