Anson H. Asbury

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Tax Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Asbury Law Firm
 | 125 Clairemont Avenue, Suite 490
Atlanta, GA 30030
Phone: 404-382-9942
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Tax: Business (80%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%)
Attorney Profile

Anson H. Asbury is the founder of the Asbury Law Firm. Anson represents clients in federal and state tax controversies, tax litgiation, business tax planning and corporate organization. He has disputed over $500 million of tax adjustments for his clients.

Named by Georgia Trend Magazine to its 2015 and 2016 Legal Elite List for his accomplishments in tax law, Anson has earned the high regard of his fellow professionals as well. He is the recipient of an AV Preeminent peer-review rating* through Martindale-Hubbell and a perfect 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo.

Anson is a nationally recognized speaker and has been qouted in the Washington Post, BNA Daily Tax Report, and Tax Analysts Tax Notes Today. He has written on topics ranging from conservation easement donations to corporate tax reporting for publications such as the Journal of Accountancy, the Federal Lawyer, and the BNA Tax Management Portfolio.  He is currently drafting the new edition of BBNA Tax Management Portfolio, 549-2d, Passive Loss Rules.  He is the co-host of Tax Talk with Art and Anson, a video broadcast of the Georgia Society of CPAs. 

He is the Secretary/Treasurer of the Atlanta Bar Association Tax Law Section, a Barrister in the American Inns of Court at the U.S. Tax Court, and a member of the American Bar Association Section on Taxation Court Practice and Procedure Committee. A retired officer in the U.S. Army Reserve, Anson was a tax professor at the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School. Anson also serves as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph Gale of the United States Tax Court. 

Anson received his Bachelor of Arts from Villanova University in 1992, his Juris Doctor from the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law in 1998, and his LL.M. in taxation (with distinction) from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2003. 

Licensed to practice in Georgia, New York, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia, Anson is also admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee. 

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Tax (80%): Tax Law

Business/Corporate (20%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Focus Areas

Tax: Tax Law

Business/Corporate: Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017

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About Anson Asbury

Admitted: 2006, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://asburylawfirm.com/anson-asbury-j-d-ll-m/

Honors and Awards:

  • Georgia Super Lawyers (Tax), 2017
  • Georgia's Super Lawyers (Tax), 2016
  • Georgia Trend Magazine's Legal Elite 2016 (Tax), 2016
  • Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholar, 1990
  • Georgia Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite 2015 (Tax)
  • AVVO Rated 10.0 Superb
  • Legal Leaders, Georgia’s Top Rated Lawyers of 2016 (Tax Litigation)
  • AV Rated Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Ratings

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Georgia, 2006
  • District of Columbia, 2002
  • New York, 2002
  • Pennsylvania, 1999
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Board of Directors, Atlanta Bar Association Tax Law Section
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Co-Chair, FBA Tax Atlanta
  • Steering Committee, Federal Bar Association Section on Taxation
  • Tax Litigation and Controversy Committee, American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law
  • American Bar Association Section of Taxation
  • Barrister, J. Edgar Murdock Inn of Court at the U.S. Tax Court Court Practice and Procedure Committee

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Treasurer, Penn State University Atlanta Alumni Chapter, 2017
  • Major (Retired), Judge Advocate General's Corps, United States Army Reserve

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

Educational Background:

  • Georgetown University, LL.M., Taxation, with distinction, 2003
  • Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 1998
  • Villanova University, B.A., Honors Program, 1992

Industry Groups

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate
  • Regulated Utilities
  • Office Location for Anson H. Asbury

    125 Clairemont Avenue
    Suite 490
    Atlanta, GA 30030

    Phone: 404-382-9942

     

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