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 2017 and the six 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

  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D. (1986)
  • New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation (1987)
  • 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
Suite 900, 607 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20005-2018
USA
t +1 202.824.1428

Lynn E. Fowler

Experience Highlights

Global License, Development and Commercialization agreement for Biotest AG
Served as lead counsel in representing Biotest AG (Biotest), a German publicly traded biotechnology company, in signing a global License, Development 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
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
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