About

   Richard C. Litwin is an Atlanta attorney, who specializes in state and local taxation and tax disputes, including sales and use tax, multistate corporate income tax, personal income tax, state residency, employment tax and property tax matters.  Mr. Litwin is a Georgia Super Lawyer and has been listed in The Top 100 (lawyers in Georgia).  He is also listed in

 ·      U.S. News and World Report’sTheBest Lawyers in America, for (1) Litigation and Controversy - Tax and (2) Tax Law;   

 ·      Georgia’s Top-Rated Lawyers (publication of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Wall Street Journal and TheDaily Report) and

 Mr. Litwin has also been voted as one of the state’s top attorneys in Georgia Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite, in Taxes/Estates/Trusts.

 Mr. Litwin is Co-Moderator of the Georgia Department of Revenue Attorney Liaison Committee, which meets twice each year.

 Mr. Litwin served as Chairperson of the State Bar of Georgia Section of Taxation (2001-2002) and served as a member of the State Bar of Georgia Tax Section Georgia Tax Court Task Force.  

 Mr. Litwin was Chairperson of the Atlanta Bar Association Taxation Section (2004-2005) and currently serves as a board member.  Mr. Litwin has also served as a member-at-large of the Atlanta Bar Association CLE Board of Trustees.

 Mr. Litwin has worked on projects with the Department of Revenue, in his role as a member of the Georgia Department of Revenue Liaison Committee and as a member of a special task force formed to address State consolidated return filing regulations.  He also served as a member of the Georgia Department of Revenue Business Advisory Committee from 2007-2008.

 Prior to forming his current firm, Mr. Litwin was a partner at an Atlanta law firm.  Mr. Litwin was also an Assistant Attorney General in the Tax Section of the Georgia Attorney General’s Office and worked in the Tax Department at the Atlanta office of an international accounting firm.

 Mr. Litwin speaks frequently on various tax topics, at national and state bar seminars and at seminars sponsored by the Georgia Society of CPAs.  Mr. Litwin has also published articles on various aspects of taxation, including “The Georgia Tax Tribunal Act of 2012,” an article that he co-authored and that was published in the December 2012 edition of The Georgia Bar Journal

 Mr. Litwin serves as a volunteer tax lawyer with Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta.  He also serves, by appointment by the Georgia Supreme Court, as on the State Bar of Georgia’s Standing Committee on the Unlicensed Practice of Law. 

 Mr. Litwin graduated from the University of South Carolina, with a B.S. degree, cum laude, in Economics, and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.  He graduated from Emory Law School, where he was a member of the Moot Court Society.   In September 2016, Mr. Litwin was appointed by the Univ. of South Carolina Board of Trustees to serve a three-year term as an at-large member of the USC Board of Visitors.

Practice Areas
  • 29 years
    State and Local Taxation Multistate Taxation
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Richard Cope Litwin
  • Licensed for 31 years

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