Duane D. Sitar has represented a wide array of clients, including public companies, closely held businesses, individual executives, record and music publishing companies, and physician practices regarding acquisitions, dispositions, strategic alliances, capital finance, dynastic planning, entertainment and transactional activities, aircraft and capital equipment acquisitions, leasing and finance, and general estate planning. He frequently assists clients in all facets of their business lives from formation through and including final disposition and dissolution, and has filled the functional role of in-house counsel. Duane has experience in representing medical and dental practitioners, real estate developers, record company and entertainment executives, as well as business entrepreneurs.
Areas of Concentration
• General corporate, commercial and finance
• Estate planning
• Taxation (individual, corporate, partnership, wealth transfer)
• Mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations
• Health care
Awards & Recognition
•Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers Law Firm of the Year in Entertainment Law - Music, 2011-2012
•Listed, Georgia Trend magazine, Legal Elite, 2011
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
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Articles, Publications, & Lectures
Duane has presented several discussions to and conducted seminars for diverse audiences, including programs sponsored by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, the National Business Institute and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. The focus of all such presentations was weighted towards taxation aspects including those surrounding divorce, trust and estate planning, and probate.