Charles D. Hurt: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Charles D. Hurt


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Practice Areas

  • Federal Tax
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax
  • Tax Controversy & Litigation
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
Contact InfoTelephone: 404.853.8143
University Washington and Lee University, B.A., summa cum laude Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, LL.B.
Admitted1962, Georgia

Professional Activities
Member, Tax Section and Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, American Bar Association
Member, Fiduciary Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
Member, Atlanta Bar Association
Member, Lawyers Club of Atlanta
Member, Atlanta Estate Planning Council
Past President, Washington and Lee University Alumni Association

BornAtlanta, Georgia, June 6, 1937

Charlie Hurt works with multigenerational families and their advisers on estate planning matters. The leader of Sutherland's Atlanta-based Trusts and Estates team, Charlie advises and assists individuals and their families in all areas of their personal, estate and business planning. Charlie represents estates of varying sizes from the initial planning stages to conclusion.

When an individual or estate faces scrutiny or the threat of litigation, Charlie brings 50 years of experience and extensive knowledge of tax regulations to the vigorous defense of his clients. He defends estates before the Internal Revenue Service and also represents clients in fiduciary litigation and construction issues involving wills and trusts. In addition to providing tax-related advice, Charlie advises closely held businesses and family groups in general corporate matters.

Selected Experience

Sutherland advises family group, trustees on distributions.

Sutherland obtains private letter to ensure planned-for, long-term capital gains tax treatment.

Sutherland obtains court order for $75 million special dividend.

Awards and Rankings

Selected for inclusion in Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Trusts and Estates Practitioners (2009)

Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of trusts and estates (1999-2016)

Selected for inclusion Georgia Super Lawyers (2004-2009)


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Office Information

Charles D. Hurt

999 Peachtree Street, N.E.
AtlantaGA 30309-3996


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