ATLANTA (January 15, 2020) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce the addition of W. Collins Brown to the firm’s Atlanta office. Mr. Brown is a partner in SGR’s Tax Practice with a focus in wealth and estate planning for businesses and individuals. He joins SGR from the Atlanta office of James-Bates-Brannan-Groover-LLP.
SGR Partner and Tax Practice Head Laura Wartner commented, “We are pleased to welcome Collins to the firm. He brings significant experience in tax and wealth planning to SGR.”
As a member of SGR’s Private Wealth Services, Collins Brown works primarily with business owners, executives, and families to help them accomplish their goals and objectives with respect to their most important assets. His experience includes the design and implementation of sophisticated wealth transfer tax and estate plans as well as drafting complex trust agreements, buy-sell agreements, and operating agreements. Mr. Brown also advises clients with respect to business succession planning and asset protection planning. Additionally, he works with closely held businesses on general corporate matters ranging from entity formation and selection to mergers and acquisitions and commercial contract negotiation and preparation.
About Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
SGR is a full service, international law firm that advises regional, national and global businesses on a wide range of legal matters. The firm’s 250 attorneys provide legal counsel in more than 45 specialized practice areas, including corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, aviation, banking, real estate, construction, employment law, and employee benefits and executive compensation. Founded in 1893, SGR has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Jacksonville, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Munich, New York, Southampton, and Washington, D.C.