William P. Ewing is a partner in the Atlanta office of Barnes Thornburg LLP, where... more
William P. Ewing is a partner in the Atlanta office of Barnes Thornburg LLP, where he is co-chair of the firms Renewable Energy Practice Group and a member of the Business Department. Mr. Ewing represents clients in the energy industry in a wide variety of transactions, including in partnership investments, financings, leasing transactions, acquisitions and sales of energy related assets. He ... view profile
I am privileged to serve as outside general counsel for businesses that typically do... more
I am privileged to serve as outside general counsel for businesses that typically do not have an inside legal department. My favorite clients are entrepreneurs who are passionate about their businesses. I am pleased to help them grow and maximize the value of those businesses, which are often the owners' primary assets. The breadth of my business experience before settling on a legal ser... view profile
Attorney Alex Simanovsky has spent his entire legal career advocating on behalf of... more
Attorney Alex Simanovsky has spent his entire legal career advocating on behalf of consumers against the most powerful of entities: the government, insurance companies and auto manufacturers. Mr. Simanovsky graduated with honors from the University of Georgia (Mathematics, 1992) and the cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law (JD, 1995) and is a former chairman of the Consumer La... view profile
Richard C. Litwin specializes in state and local taxation, representing businesses... more
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 ... view profile
Tom Chorey is a founding shareholder of the firm and chairs the firm's transactional... more
Tom Chorey is a founding shareholder of the firm and chairs the firm's transactional and business section. Tom received his law degree from the University of Virginia in 1972. Previously, he received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Virginia in Aerospace Engineering. He also obtained a Masters in Taxation from Emory University while he was practicing full time. Tom started pr... view profile
Hello ! I began my professional life as a Certified Public Accountant and worked... more
Hello ! I began my professional life as a Certified Public Accountant and worked with national and local CPA firms in Louisville, Kentucky and Atlanta, Georgia. While I was working as a tax specialist, I attended law school at Georgia State University and was admitted to the Georiga Bar in 1987. In 1989 I formed my own firm for the practice of law with special emphasis on privately held busines... view profile
After working for the I.R.S. for seven years, I made the decision to leave and enter... more
After working for the I.R.S. for seven years, I made the decision to leave and enter private practice. I now represent individuals and small businesses who are having tax problems. I have found this work most gratifying and rewarding. I've gotten to form relationships for life and friendships that will never die.
Tax attorneys understand the interplay of different tax laws and regulations, and in planning strategies to minimize people's tax liabilities. Many tax laws are written by lawyers for lawyers, and as such are very difficult to understand. There are also many different types of taxes and tax laws–for example, income taxes, corporate and business taxes, death taxes, property taxes, estate and gift taxes, sales taxes, and international taxes. Sometimes taxes are based on an inflated or incorrect value the government has placed on an entity or activity. Tax attorneys will help you challenge the value or the tax itself, and help you reduce your taxes through careful planning.