in complex federal & state tax litigation and tax controversies. Tax counsel for business transactions and estate planning.
Our daily focus is on taxation and we use that expertise to deliver results for taxpayers of all types. Our team has over 100 years of combined experience and we are nationally and internationally recognized for our expertise in tax litigation.
Tax Litigation & Tax Controversy – We represent taxpayers in complex federal tax litigation and criminal tax cases. Matters include conservation easements, captive insurance, estate taxes, employment taxes, promoter penalties, preparer penalties, and all other civil tax penalties. We also represent taxpayers in federal tax controversies over payroll taxes, tax liens, tax levies, and unfiled returns.
We advise entrepreneurs and business owners on asset sales, business transfers, reorganizations, and succession planning. We also help individuals with personal estate planning and assist when estate plans are challenged in court.
Mark Mesler is Senior Counsel at Asbury Law Firm. He is a retired Principal at Ernst & Young where he led the firm’s Tax Controversy practice for the Central and Southeast U.S.
Maggie Garrett is an associate at Asbury Law Firm, Tax Counsel. Maggie received her J.D., cum laude in 2021 from Georgia State University College of Law.
Scott St. Lifer is a graduate of the University of Florida. He graduated from the Georgia State University College of Law cum laude with pro bono distinction.
Lauren Heron received her J.D., cum laude and with pro bono distinction, in 2021 from Georgia State University College of Law.