Lynn Fowler focuses his practice on corporate and business tax law. He specializes in helping clients develop and implement tax-efficient strategies for varied business formation, financing, operations, and disposition transactions. Mr. Fowler has significant experience in advising clients to qualify for a variety of federal income tax credits. He has also been the lead tax advisor on numerous taxable and tax-free M&A transactions as well as a variety of other strategic corporate transactions.

Mr. Fowler was listed in the 2017 and the eight years immediately preceding editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and he is listed in the 2017 edition as Band 1 in Georgia for Tax Law. He was recognized as a Georgia Trend "Legal Elite" for Taxes, Estates & Trusts Law in 2016 and the seven years immediately preceding. Mr. Fowler was listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Tax Law in 2018 and the seven years immediately preceding. He was recognized as a Georgia "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine in 2017 and the eight years immediately preceding. Mr. Fowler is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*

*CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.

Professional & Community Activities

University of Georgia School of Law, Adjunct Professor

Emory University Scholl of Law, Adjunct Professor

Atlanta Tax Forum, Vice President and President-Elect

Planned Parenthood Southeast, Vice Chairman, Board of Directors

American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Committee on Partnership Taxation, Member

State Bar of Georgia, Taxation Section, Member

Education

  • New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation (1987)
  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D. (1986)
  • University of Alabama, B.S., Accounting (1982)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (1986)
  • Not Licensed in District of Columbia

Who We Are

Suite 2800, 1100 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA, 30309-4528
USA
t +1 404.815.6653
f +1 404.541.3204

Lynn E. Fowler

Experience Highlights

Swap of wireless assets between Verizon Wireless and AT&T
Represented AT&T in connection with an exchange transaction with Verizon Wireless in which Verizon transferred cellular licenses, network more
Bolt-On Acquisition of Medical Device Manufacturer
Represented French private equity fund sponsor and its portfolio company, a Franco-American manufacturer of surgical devices, in the leveraged more
Intellectual Property Partnership
Advised Fortune 50 manufacturer on U.S. partnership issues in the transfer of certain intellectual property to an offshore partnership. more
Zodiac Aerospace Acquisitions
Lead tax advisor for Zodiac Aerospace in a series of strategic acquisitions, including advice on issues such as long-term contract accounting, LIFO more