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 - 2019
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 litigation, 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 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 quoted 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 litigation positions for publications such as the Journal of Accountancy, the Federal Lawyer, and the BNA Tax Management Memorandum. He is the co-host of Tax Talk with Art and Anson, a video broadcast of the Georgia Society of CPAs. 

He is the Vice-Chair 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 served 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 Law, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019

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About Anson Asbury

Admitted: 2006, Georgia

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

Honors/Awards:

  • Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholar, 1990
  • Georgia Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite 2015 (Tax)
  • Georgia Trend Magazine's Legal Elite 2016 (Tax), 2016
  • AVVO Rated 10.0 Superb
  • AV Rated Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Ratings
  • Georgia Super Lawyers (Tax), 2017
  • Legal Leaders, Georgia’s Top Rated Lawyers of 2016 (Tax Litigation)
  • Georgia's Super Lawyers (Tax), 2016
  • Georgia Super Lawyers (Tax), 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • District of Columbia, 2002
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2005
  • New York, 2002
  • Barrister, J. Edgar Murdock Inn of Court at the U.S. Tax Court Court Practice and Procedure Committee, 2006
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Vice-Chair, Board of Directors, Atlanta Bar Association Tax Law Section

    , 2018
  • Tax Litigation and Controversy Committee, American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law
  • Pennsylvania, 1999
  • American Bar Association Section of Taxation
  • Georgia, 2006
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Major (Retired), Judge Advocate General's Corps, United States Army Reserve

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Educational Background:

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

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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Last Updated: 11/14/2018

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