Morton A. Harris: Lawyer with Hatcher, Stubbs, Land, Hollis & Rothschild, LLP

Morton A. Harris


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Practice Areas

  • Taxation
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits
  • Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Wills
  • Retirement Planning
  • Estate Planning
Contact InfoTelephone: 706-243-6225
Fax: 706-322-7747
University Emory University, B.B.A., summa cum laude, 1956
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., 1959
Admitted1959, Georgia; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
Memberships State Bar of Georgia (Chairman, Tax Section, 1981-1982; Vice Chairman, Corporate and Banking Law Section, 1980-1982); American Bar Association (Section of Taxation: Division Coordinator, Liaison with IRS, 2000-2002, Secretary, 1991-1993 and Member of Council, 1989-1996; Chairman, 1978-1980, Special Advisor, 1980-1983, Committee on Professional Service Corporations; Chairman, Subcommittee on Model Professional Corporation Act, 1973-1976; Chairman, 1983-1985 and Vice Chairman, 1981-1983, Committee on Membership).
BornColumbus, Georgia, March 13, 1934

Morton Harris is a native of Columbus and was educated in local public schools. He received a B.B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from Emory University and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. While at Emory, he was on the varsity track team, an officer of the Interfraternity Council, an officer of the Emory Debate Team, president of his social fraternity, and Editor of Emory's literary magazine, The Phoenix. While at Harvard Law School, he received the Book Award in first year moot court competition and was Managing Editor and later Editor of the Harvard Law Yearbook. Morton concentrates his practice in the areas of business and tax law, qualified retirement plans, estate and retirement planning, estate administration, wills, trusts and estates, and charitable foundations. He has written numerous articles and is a frequent speaker at local, regional and national law programs on topics such as Operating and Passing on the Family Business, Effective Use of Buy-Sell Agreements in Closely-Held Corporations, Maximizing Benefits from Pension and Profit Sharing Plans, and other estate planning and tax topics.

Bar Fellowship: American College of Tax Counsel; American College of Trust and Estate Counsel; American College of Employee Benefits Counsel; Columbus Lawyers Club.


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Morton A. Harris

233 12th Street, Suite 500
ColumbusGA 31902-2707


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