Marshall Sanders focuses his practice on the representation of charitable and other tax-exempt organizations, and on estate and charitable planning for individuals. He regularly represents private foundations, universities, churches, hospitals and other tax-exempt organizations. Mr. Sanders also advises individual clients on tax-efficient estate planning, assists corporate and individual fiduciaries with estate and trust administration matters, and structures various types of lifetime and testamentary charitable transfers.
Mr. Sanders is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and has been listed in Best Lawyers in America every year since the nonprofit/charities category was established. He is the current chair of the nonprofit law section of the state bar and chaired the bar legislative committee which drafted Georgia’s current endowment law. Mr. Sanders speaks and publishes regularly on exempt organization and estate planning issues.
- Advises several of the state’s largest universities on a variety of legal issues, including tax exemption, management of unrelated business income tax, creation of complex subsidiary structures and endowment management.
- Assists several nationally known philanthropists in devising and implementing creative and tax-efficient charitable planning strategies.
- Represents a range of business owners, corporate executives, professionals and other wealthy individuals and their families on complex estate planning and administration matters.