Eddy R. Smith is a principal of the Knoxville law firm Holbrook Peterson Smith PLLC. Ed’s practice is devoted to estate planning; representing fiduciaries and beneficiaries in probate and trust administration, interpretation and litigation; asset protection strategies; business succession planning; Federal and state tax planning and audits, including Federal gift and estate taxes; charitable planning; and representing nonprofits.
Ed is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for trusts and estates and litigation—trusts and estates, is a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, serving on the Fiduciary Litigation Committee, and is a Super Lawyers Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney. Ed served on the TBA Estate Planning and Probate Section’s Executive Council and was the Section Chair 2007-2008. Ed is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association and the Knoxville Estate Planning Council (Board 2006-2015), and serves on the Tennessee Probate Study Group.
Ed writes a regular trusts and estates column in the Tennessee Bar Journal called “Where There’s A Will” and has authored other articles on trusts, estate planning, and charitable giving in the Tennessee Bar Journal, Dicta (Knoxville Bar Association), and the Tennessee CPA Journal. More about Ed is available at http://smartlawtn.com/attorneys-and-staff/ed-smith/.