Thomas “Tom” Rogers is a member of both the firm’s Business Transaction & Corporate Law and the Trusts & Estates and Tax Practice Groups. He advises the owners of closely-held businesses with the tax and legal issues of business entity formation, their operation, business succession planning and tax efficient exit strategies. With over 30 years of experience in the tax, corporate and business law, estate planning and estate administration areas, Mr. Rogers has a broad base of experiences.
Mr. Rogers received a B.S. degree from the University of Virginia and obtained his law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law. He then went on to obtain his Masters at Law in Taxation from Emory University’s School of Law. Mr. Rogers is a Certified Public Accountant and uses his knowledge of accounting to better advise business clients.
Mr. Rogers advises families in planning for tax efficient transfers among generations and administrating estates and trusts for his clients. He has settled complex estates involving active businesses, real estate, investment assets, criminal allegations against spouse, family suicide, airplane accidents, sudden disease onset, and multi-state real estate issues.
Outside of his professional practice Mr. Rogers has a varied civic and personal life. He is a former Chair of the Cobb Community Foundation. Mr. Rogers is a member and ordained deacon at New Salem Baptist Church. He has coached junior basketball and middle school golf teams. Mr. Rogers has a history of racing and collecting European automobiles.
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