George J. Nassar , Jr. - Glankler Brown, PLLC

George J. Nassar , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

George J. Nassar, Jr., concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, probate, tax planning and business transactions. He currently serves as Chair of the firm's Business, Tax and Estate Planning Practice Group.

Mr. Nassar has over 30 years of experience in the practice of law. His areas of expertise include estate planning and formulation of sophisticated tax planning and wealth transfer techniques for clients with significant domestic and international holdings. He counsels clients with respect to mergers and acquisitions and regularly structures and negotiates complex business transactions. In addition, Mr. Nassar represents business clients in disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and various state revenue agencies.

He also serves as a Special Judge in the Probate Court of Shelby County, Tennessee.


  • University of Mississippi, B.B.A. degree in accounting, 1977
  • University of Mississippi, J.D. degree, 1980 (Member and Past President of Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity)
  • Washington University, LL.M., with honors, in taxation, 1981

Admitted to Practice

  • Tennessee, Federal Courts and State Courts
  • Mississippi, Federal Courts and State Courts
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States Supreme Court


  • The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, Litigation- Trusts & Estates, Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates, Litigation & Controversy- Tax
  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Memphis "Best Lawyers" Tax Lawyer of the Year 2011
  • Memphis "Best Lawyers" Trusts & Estates Lawyer of the Year 2013
  • Five Star Professional, Wealth Managers
  • MidSouth SuperLawyers, Estate Planning & Probate, Tax, Business/Corporate

Professional/Civic/Charitable Organizations

  • University of Mississippi Law Alumni Board of Directors, President-Elect
  • St. Peter's Catholic Church, Past Chairman, Finance Committee
  • University Club, Past President & Member of the Board of Directors.
  • Memphis Estate Planning Council, Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association (Past Chairman, Tax Section; Probate Section)
  • Mississippi Bar Association, Member
  • Memphis Bar Association, Member

Speaking Engagements

Mr. Nassar frequently lectures on tax, business and estate planning topics for local and national organizations and bar associations.

University of MississippiBA 1977University of Mississippi School of LawJ.D. 1979Washington University in St. LouisLL.M 1980

Office Location

6000 Poplar Avenue, Suite 400
Memphis, TN 38119
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Trusts and Estates of the Memphis Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law of the Memphis Metro Area
George J. Nassar, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!George J. Nassar, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Corporate Law
Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Litigation and Controversy - Tax
Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Tax Law (Corporate, Fiduciary Tax, Income Tax, Partnership, Property Tax, State and Local Tax, Tax Disputes, Transactions, Trusts and Estates, Wealth Management)
Trusts and Estates (Corporate, Estate Planning, Family Businesses, Gift Planning, Litigation, Probate, Succession Planning, Tax, Trust Administration)