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  • Corporate Law
  • Transactions and Taxation

Biography

Greg Fullerton is the senior partner in the firm's estate planning, business and taxation practice area. He has extensive experience in the areas of wills, trusts, probate, business and partnership law, taxation, and retirement plans. Having lectured often on these topics to diverse audiences, he has authored numerous articles for national and Georgia estate planning journals. Greg is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and is listed on Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, where he has an AV rating, and has been listed for several years in the Best Lawyers in America, Legal Elite, Georgia Super Lawyers, and Georgia’s Top Rated Lawyers in both Trusts & Estates and in Taxation.

A member of the State Bar of Georgia since 1975, Greg represented the Dougherty Circuit on the State Bar of Georgia's Board of Governors for 18 years. He is the immediate past chair of the State Board of Bar Examiners and has previously chaired the State Bar's Disciplinary Review Panel, its Taxation and Fiduciary Law Sections, its Commission for Continuing Lawyer Competency and its Advisory Committee on Legislation. Greg also served on State Bar commissions that rewrote the Georgia Probate Code, the Georgia Guardianship Code and the Georgia Trust Code. He is a Fellow of the Georgia Bar Foundation and serves on various American Bar Association and ACTEC committees on taxation and estate planning. Greg has also served as an adjunct professor on estate planning at Darton State College.

Greg graduated from Yale University magna cum laude with honors in intensive political science and was named a Yale National Scholar. In 1975, he earned his J.D. degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was a member of the editorial board of the Virginia Law Review. He is admitted to the Bars of the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. Supreme Court as well as those of local, regional, state and federal trial and appellate courts.

Born in Oklahoma City, Greg moved to Albany with his family in 1959. Through the years, he has been active in the city's community affairs. Greg is a charter member of Leadership Albany and a past president of the Albany Museum of Art, the Albany Concert Association, the South Georgia Boy Scout Council, and the Albany Estate Planning Council. He also has served as state vice-chair of the Georgia Council for the Arts and as a delegate of the Association of Yale Alumni. For over 37 years, Greg has been a Kiwanian and the chair of the Yale Alumni Schools Committee for Southwest Georgia. He has also represented Yale in alumni delegations to universities in Australia, Scotland, Wales, and England. He is currently President of the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County, chair of the Albany/Dougherty Historic Preservation Commission and is a board member of the Albany Symphony Association, the Albany Civil Rights Institute and the Thronateeska Heritage Foundation.

Greg and his wife, Carol, a former chairman of the Board of the Georgia Department of Community Health, and the Georgia House of Representatives, have two grown children, two twin granddaughters, and are members of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Albany, where Greg has served as a Vestryman and Senior Warden.