Donald E. "Don" Morton

Donald E. "Don" Morton

Miller & Martin PLLC

Recognized since 1995

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Trusts and Estates

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
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Donald E. Morton concentrates his areas of practice in estate planning, business succession, estate and trust administration and employee benefits.

Mr. Morton advises family business owners regarding the transfer of family assets and family business to second and third generations and equalizing distribution to children not actively involved in business. Mr. Morton uses a variety of trusts to preserve family assets and to minimize taxation of asset transfers to beneficiaries. He makes creative use of charitable lead and remainder trusts to provide significant tax benefits to donor and substantial benefits to charity.


  • Volunteer Building, Suite 1200
    832 Georgia Avenue
    Chattanooga, TN 37402-2289


  • University of Virginia, B.A.
  • Vanderbilt University, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, Tennessee

Miller & Martin PLLC
Headquarters: Chattanooga, Tennessee

50 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

7 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Chattanooga (2016)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Trusts and Estates


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