Lynn Fowler focuses his practice on corporate and business tax law. He specializes in helping clients develop and implement tax-efficient strategies for varied business formation, financing, operations, and disposition transactions. Mr. Fowler has significant experience in advising clients to qualify for a variety of federal income tax credits. He has also been the lead tax advisor on numerous taxable and tax-free M&A transactions as well as a variety of other strategic corporate transactions.

Mr. Fowler was listed in the 2017 and the eight years immediately preceding editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and he is listed in the 2017 edition as Band 1 in Georgia for Tax Law. He was recognized as a Georgia Trend "Legal Elite" for Taxes, Estates & Trusts Law in 2016 and the seven years immediately preceding. Mr. Fowler was listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Tax Law in 2018 and the seven years immediately preceding. He was recognized as a Georgia "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine in 2017 and the eight years immediately preceding. Mr. Fowler is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*

*CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.

Professional & Community Activities

University of Georgia School of Law, Adjunct Professor

Emory University Scholl of Law, Adjunct Professor

Atlanta Tax Forum, Vice President and President-Elect

Planned Parenthood Southeast, Vice Chairman, Board of Directors

American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Committee on Partnership Taxation, Member

State Bar of Georgia, Taxation Section, Member

Education

  • New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation (1987)
  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D. (1986)
  • University of Alabama, B.S., Accounting (1982)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (1986)
  • Not Licensed in District of Columbia

Who We Are

Suite 2800, 1100 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA, 30309-4528
USA
t +1 404.815.6653
f +1 404.541.3204

Lynn E. Fowler

Experience Highlights

United Capital Financial Partners
Lead tax advisor for UCFP to structure, implement and maintain an UP-C partnership structure to facilitate tax deferred acquisition of unincorporated more
Strategic acquisition for global manufacturer of aircraft systems
Served as buyer's counsel for one of the largest providers of aircraft equipment and on board systems for commercial, regional and business more
Airwatch LLC Sale to VM Ware
Lead tax advisor for Airwatch LLC in $1.2B disposition to VMWare, including transaction structure, negotiation of tax issues, and intellectual more
Bolt-On Acquisition of Medical Device Manufacturer
Represented French private equity fund sponsor and its portfolio company, a Franco-American manufacturer of surgical devices, in the leveraged more