Ethan Vernon

Ethan Vernon

Asbury Law Firm

Recognized since 2021

Atlanta, Georgia

Practice Areas

Litigation and Controversy - Tax

Tax Law

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Ethan J. Vernon is an associate at Asbury Law Firm, Tax Counsel. Ethan focuses his practice on federal and state tax controversies, tax litigation, business tax planning, and corporate organization. Ethan has been selected to the 2021, 2022, and 2023 Best Lawyers Ones to Watch list for Tax Law and Litigation and Controversy - Tax. He was also named a 2021 and 2022 Rising Star by Super Lawyers.

Ethan represents individuals, estates, partnerships, and corporations in all stages of tax controversy. He handles issues ranging from conservation easement donations, bargain sales, foreign tax credits, business expenses, gambling income and loss, and unfiled tax returns. He represents clients facing all manner of IRS penalties, including fraud penalties, FBAR penalties, promoter penalties and preparer penalties.

Before joining Asbury Law Firm, Ethan was a tax consultant at a Big Four accounting firm. There, he prepared and reviewed state tax returns and assisted clients with state and local tax planning. Specifically, he advised clients on the state and local tax implications of mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and corporate reorganizations.

Ethan graduated magna cum laude from Georgia State University College of Law, where he received the CALI Award for Excellence (highest grade) in Partnership & LLC Taxation, Tax Clinic: Tax Court II, Corporate Finance, Civil Procedure II, and Legal Bibliography. While in law school, he represented individuals facing federal income tax controversy and collection issues as a student attorney in the Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic. Ethan also worked as a graduate research assistant for the Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution.

Contact & Links
  • 133 Peachtree Street NE
    Suite 4900
    Atlanta, GA 30303
  • Georgia State University, MTX, graduated 2017
  • Georgia State University, J.D., graduated 2017
  • University of Georgia, B.B.A., Finance, graduated 2012

Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America 2024 for work in:
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Tax Law


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