Ethan Vernon

ETHAN J. VERNON, J.D., MTX

Ethan Vernon

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 was selected to the inaugural Best Lawyers Ones to Watch list for Tax Law and named a 2021 Rising Star by Super Lawyers.

Before joining Asbury Law Firm, Ethan was a tax consultant at a Big Four accounting firm. There he assisted clients with state and local tax planning and compliance. 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.

Honors
Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch 2021, Tax Law
Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars 2021, Tax
CALI Award for Excellence (highest grade) in:
• Partnership & LLC Taxation
• Tax Clinic: Tax Court II
• Corporate Finance
• Civil Procedure II
• Legal Bibliography
J.D., magna cum laude, Georgia State University College of Law

Publications
DOL Updates Overtime Exemption Rules, Current Accounts, The Georgia Society of CPAs, Jan/Feb 2020
While You Were Away: Tax Updates from the 2019 Filing Season, Current Accounts, The Georgia Society of CPAs, May/June 2019

Associations
Section of Taxation, American Bar Association
Young Lawyer’s Division, American Bar Association
Taxation Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
Tax Law Section, Atlanta Bar Association

Court Admissions
U. S. Tax Court
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
Supreme Court of Georgia

Bar Admissions
Georgia

Education
University of Georgia, B.B.A., Finance, 2012
Georgia State University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2017
Georgia State University, MTX, 2017

Ethan J. Vernon, J.D., MTX
Email: ethan@asburylawfirm.com
Phone: (404) 382-9942
Fax: (404) 565-1103