Mr. McKellar practices law in the areas of IRS tax resolution and criminal defense,... more
Mr. McKellar practices law in the areas of IRS tax resolution and criminal defense, with an emphasis on tax fraud, health care fraud, and white collar federal crimes. Mr. McKellar has successfully defended clients in criminal cases in both federal and state courts. Mr. McKellar was voted by his peers as a “Top Attorney” by Knoxville’s CityView magazine in its 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 edit... view profile
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
I have been handling tax issues with the Internal Revenue Service and Georgia... more
I have been handling tax issues with the Internal Revenue Service and Georgia Department of Revenue since 1984. We deal with a variety of tax controversies, and have been very successful with innocent spouse cases, offers in compromise, and collection appeals. We represent clients with Swiss bank accounts in the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program, handle sensitive audits, challenge payrol... 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
I'm an Atlanta native, but I've never lived in the actual city of Atlanta. I like to... more
I'm an Atlanta native, but I've never lived in the actual city of Atlanta. I like to fish, ride bicycles and motorcycles, and play withcars - driving them, working on them, just looking at them, talking about them, etc. I love target shooting. My husband and I have his daughter from his first marriage, a son-in-law, and two wonderful grandkids. I know from experience what the issues created by ... 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.