George J. Nassar, Jr. Member 901.576.1773 Professional Experience George J. Nassar, Jr., concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, probate, tax planning and business transactions. He currently serves as Chair of the firm's Business, Tax and Estate Planning Practice Group. Mr. Nassar has over 30 years of experience in the practice of law. His areas of expertise include estate planning and formulation of sophisticated tax planning and wealth transfer techniques for clients with significant domestic and international holdings. He counsels clients with respect to mergers and acquisitions and regularly structures and negotiates complex business transactions. In addition, Mr. Nassar represents business clients in disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and various state revenue agencies. He also serves as a Special Judge in the Probate Court of Shelby County, Tennessee. Education University of Mississippi, B.B.A. degree in accounting, 1977 University of Mississippi, J.D. degree, 1980 (Member and Past President of Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity) Washington University, LL.M., with honors, in taxation, 1981 Admitted to Practice Tennessee, Federal Courts and State Courts Mississippi, Federal Courts and State Courts United States Tax Court Honors/Awards The Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates, Litigation & Controversy- Tax Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Memphis "Best Lawyers" Tax Lawyer of the Year 2011 Professional/Civic/Charitable Organizations University of Mississippi Law Alumni Board of Directors, President St. Peter's Catholic Church, Past Chairman, Finance Committee University Club, Past President & Member of the Board of Directors Memphis Estate Planning Council, Member Tennessee Bar Association (Past Chairman, Tax Section; Probate Section) Mississippi Bar Association, Member Memphis Bar Association, Member Speaking Engagements Mr. Nassar frequently lectures on tax, business and estate planning topics for local and national organizations and bar associations.