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Scott Wright

Partner
Eversheds Sutherland

Working in Georgia and throughout the country, Scott Wright helps his clients minimize tax liability and protect their interests in regards to state and local tax issues. He has an extensive knowledge of sales and use taxes, income taxes and property taxes; he also handles cases involving utility taxes, employment taxes, transfer taxes and gross receipts taxes.

Scott monitors state rulings, legislation and court decisions that impact taxpayers and guides his clients in a broad range of substantive issues, from business restructuring and transactional tax planning to constitutional questions such as nexus, discrimination against interstate commerce and unitary combination. He represents clients from numerous industries, including manufacturing, health care, energy, banking and finance, insurance, transportation, timber and retail.

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Georgia School of Law, Articles Editor, Georgia Law Review, Order of the Coif
  • B.A., Emory University
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