Mark Williamson is a partner and chair of Alston & Bird's Wealth Planning and Exempt Organizations Group. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and practices in the areas of estate planning and federal taxation.
Mr. Williamson practiced with the Milwaukee law firm of Foley & Lardner before joining Alston & Bird and has been an adjunct professor of law at the University of Wisconsin in Madison and Georgia State University in Atlanta. He was on the faculties of the 1997, 1999, 2007, and 2011 Estate Planning Institutes in Athens, Georgia, and the 1997, 2000, 2007, and 2008 Fiduciary Law Institutes in St. Simons, Georgia.
In 1997, Mr. Williamson received the Estates and Trusts Magazine "Best Young Author Award" for a series of articles he co-authored with Professor Jeffrey Pennell of Emory University, and is the author of a Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolio on tax treaties for individuals. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and is a Georgia "Super Lawyer."
J.D., Florida State University (1991)
M.M., University of North Texas (1983)
B.M., Louisiana State University (1981)
Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolios
U.S. Income Tax Treaties — Provisions Relating Only to Individuals (Portfolio 6870)
This Portfolio focuses on the treatment in U.S. income tax treaties of income derived by an individual in his or her capacity as an independent worker or employee, government worker, director.