Attorney - Sam L.  Brannen, Jr.

Attorney:

Sam L. Brannen, Jr.
Attorney at Law
HBS Atlanta Office

P: 404-586-6638
F: 678-539-1582
E: sbrannen@hallboothsmith.com
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Overview

A native Georgian, Sam brings unique work and educational experiences to the Firm from his diverse litigation and transactional experience. He is an accomplished advocate well versed in representation of clients in liability litigation, state and local tax issues, government affairs, and economic development projects (including bonds, TADs, TANs, and utilities). In addition, he has provided formal training to municipal and county officials and employees. His practice has spanned from the courtrooms of Southern Georgia to the courtrooms of the District of Columbia.

Practice Areas

Appellate

Sam represents clients in state and federal appellate courts. He is particularly knowledgeable and skilled in appellate practice, having briefed and/or argued numerous cases before state and federal appellate courts with a high level of success.

Education

J.D., University of Georgia School of Law, 1996
M.B.A. coursework, Georgia State University, 2000-2003
B.S., Major in Psychology with minors in Political Science and Philosophy, Georgia Southern University, 1992

Admitted

State Bar of Georgia
Georgia Superior Courts
Georgia Supreme Court
Georgia Court of Appeals
U.S.D.C., S.D. Ga.
U.S.D.C., N.D. Ga.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, S.D. Ga.
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, N.D. Ga.
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Cir.
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fed. Cir.

Membership

Certified Georgia Civil Mediator, November 2014
Kiwanis Club of Atlanta, Environment and Natural Resources Committee Chair, 2016
National Association of Bond lawyers, 2014-2015
Leadership DeKalb, Class of 2010
Chair (2006-07), Taxation Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

Publications

Revised and presented Occupation Taxes and Regulatory Fees publication for Georgia Municipal Association

Presentations

Georgia Department of Revenue, CAVEAT, 2017
Georgia Association of Assessing Officials, 2017
Georgia Municipal Clerks and Finance Officers Association, 2015
Georgia Association of Business Tax Officials, 2015
DeKalb Municipal Association (Legislative Update), 2015
Georgia Municipal Association City Attorney's Section, 2015
Tax Commissioners' Technology Development Council, May 2007
Georgia Association of Tax Officials, July 2005