Allen D. Altman

Allen D. Altman: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP (2131 Attorneys)
  • Terminus 200, Terminus 200, 3333 Piedmont Road NE, Suite 2500, Atlanta, GA 30305
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Allen D. Altman focuses his practice in the areas of complex estate, gift and GST tax planning for high-net-worth individuals and family units. He frequently designs and drafts complex customized wills and trusts and is regularly involved with the design, documentation and implementation of large transfers of private equity at material valuation discounts. He is experienced in negotiating and documenting tax-advantaged equity profits interests, current and deferred executive compensation, stockholder agreements and nonqualified deferred compensation. Allen proactively develops and implements tax and estate planning and probate strategies for his clients.


•Estate planning
•Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
•Business law

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, 2007-2018
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Georgia Super Lawyers, 2006-2017
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2009-2016
•Listed, Georgia Trend magazine, Legal Elite, 2008-2012 and 2015-2016
•Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc.'s, one of America’s Best Corporate Law Firms, 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

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New York University Law School, 1967-1968

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Tax
  • Tax & Business Group
  • Private Wealth Services
  • Corporate
  • Benefits & Compensation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
678.553.2640  Phone
678.553.2641  Fax
University Attended:
University of Florida, B.S.B.A., Beta Alpha Psi, 1964
Law School Attended:
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Associate Editor, University of Miami Law Review, 1967; New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1968
Year of First admission:
1973, Georgia; U.S. Tax Court

Professional & Community Involvement

•Adjunct Professor, Taxation, Emory University School of Law, 1977-1979
•Lecturer, University of Miami Law School, 1969-1972
•Teaching fellow, New York University Law School, 1967-1968

Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., December 12, 1942
Reported Cases:
Experience: Representative Matters: Represented buyer in a $330 million stock purchase of an industrial products and supplies nationwide distributor.; Represented buyer in a $200 million cash tender to shareholders of a public company.; Represented buyer in numerous acquisitions of major regional electrical parts and supplies distributors.; Represented seller in two sales for $150 million in wholesale food distribution business.; Represented financial stake management groups in large venture capital fund acquisitions and dispositions.
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      Terminus 200 , Terminus 200, 3333 Piedmont Road NE, Suite 2500
      Atlanta, GA 30305

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