Anson H. Asbury

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Tax Attorney in Decatur, GA

Asbury Law Firm
315 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Suite 515
Decatur, GA 30030
Phone: 404-382-9942
Fax: 404-565-1103
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Tax: Business (70%), Tax: Consumer (30%)
Attorney Profile

Anson H. Asbury is the founder and managing shareholder of the Asbury Law Firm. Anson represents clients in federal and state tax controversies, complex tax litigation, criminal tax investigations and criminal tax litigation.

Anson is a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and the American Bar Foundation. He is recognized by Chambers USA for his expertise in Tax Litigation. He is rated among the Best Lawyers in America for tax law. 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, on Forbes.com, in the BNA Daily Tax Report, and in Tax Analysts Tax Notes Today. He has written on topics ranging from conservation easement donations to corporate tax reporting requirements 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 podcast of the Georgia Society of CPAs. 

He is the Vice Chair of the Court Practice and Procedure Committee of American Bar Association's Section on Taxation, Past Chair of the Atlanta Bar Association Tax Law Section, a Barrister in the American Inns of Court at the U.S. Tax Court, and an active member of the ABA Administrative Practice 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, and Pennsylvania, 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 Courts for the Middle District of Georgia, the Northern District of Georgia, and the Western District of Tennessee and the Supreme Court of Georgia. 

*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
  • 70%Tax: Business
  • 30%Tax: Consumer
Focus Areas

Tax Law

Selections

6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021

About Anson H. Asbury

Admitted: 2006, Pennsylvania

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

Pro bono/Community Service

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

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
  • Chair, Board of Directors, Atlanta Bar Association Tax Law Section, 2020
  • 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

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

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

Honors/Awards

  • Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel., Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel, 2020
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation., Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 2019
  • 4th consecutive year., Georgia Super Lawyers (Tax), 2019
  • Selected to Georgia Trend Magazine Legal Elite for Tax Law., Legal Elite Tax Law, 2019
  • Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholar, 1990
  • Selected to Georgia Trend Magazine Legal Elite for Tax Law., Legal Elite Tax Law, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2018
  • Selected to Georgia Trend Magazine's Legal Elite for Tax Law., Legal Elite Tax Law, Georgia Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite 2015 (Tax), 2015
  • Selected to Georgia Trend Magazine's Legal Elite for Tax Law, Legal Elite Tax Law, Georgia Trend Magazine's Legal Elite 2016 (Tax), 2016
  • AVVO Rated 10.0 Superb
  • AV Rated Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Ratings
  • Back to back selection., Georgia Super Lawyers (Tax), 2017
  • Legal Leaders, Georgia’s Top Rated Lawyers of 2016 (Tax Litigation)
  • Georgia's Super Lawyers (Tax), 2016
  • 3rd consecutive selection., Georgia Super Lawyers (Tax), 2018

Industry Groups

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate
  • Regulated Utilities

Comments

  • “ Anson is a talented attorney. He is also personable, knowledgeable, and a leader in his field. Anson is a true advocate for his clients.”
  • “ Anson is an excellent advisor with a true command of tax litigation law. He is an effective communicator and a favorite of clients and colleagues.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Anson H. Asbury

315 W Ponce de Leon Ave
Suite 515
Decatur, GA 30030

Phone: 404-382-9942

Fax: 404-565-1103

Last Updated: 7/1/2021

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