Brian Gardner

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 Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Tax: Business
    Attorney Profile

    Brian Gardner is an attorney and shareholder at the Asbury Law Firm in Decatur, Georgia. Mr. Gardner concentrates his law practice on criminal tax defense and tax litigation matters, serving clients in Georgia and nationwide.

    Mr. Gardner has experience with a wide variety of complex issues in tax law, including captive insurance, conservation easements, estate taxes, net operating losses, passive activity losses, promoter penalties and more. Over the course of his career, he has appeared before federal and appellate courts, the Georgia Tax Tribunal and the U.S. Tax Court.

    Recognized as an authority on tax law, Mr. Gardner authors articles and lectures on various tax-related topics. He is a member of the tax sections of the Atlanta Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia and the American Bar Association. In honor of his accomplishments, he was selected for inclusion in the 2021 Best Lawyers in America magazine.

    After earning a bachelor’s degree from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, Mr. Gardner graduated from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. While attending law school, he participated in the Villanova Federal Tax Clinic and received an award for being the clinic’s top student. He also holds a Master of Laws degree in taxation from Georgetown University.

    Mr. Gardner is a 2017 graduate of the Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy of the State Bar of Georgia. He is qualified to practice law before all Georgia state courts, the Supreme Court of Georgia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, as well as several other federal courts.

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    Practice Areas
    • 100%Tax: Business
    Focus Areas

    Tax Law


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    Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021

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    About Brian Gardner

    Admitted: 2013, Georgia

    Professional Webpage:


    • Young Lawyers Division Leadership Academy Class of 2017, State Bar of Georgia
    • Federal Tax Clinic Award, top student, Villanova Federal Tax Clinic.
    • Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2018-2021, Tax
    • Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch 2021, Tax Law

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Georgia
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
    • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
    • U.S. Tax Court
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
    • Supreme Court of Georgia
    • Section of Taxation, American Bar Association, Taxation Law Section, State Bar of Georgia, Tax Law Section, Atlanta Bar Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    Educational Background:

    • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. in Taxation, 2018
    • Furman University, B.A. 2010
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    Office Location for Brian Gardner

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

    Phone: 404-382-9942

    Fax: 404-565-1103

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    Last Updated: 4/9/2021

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