Tax Lawyer

Timothy Wooten is a tax litigation attorney dedicated to helping clients overcome tax issues and tax controversies throughout the United States. Tim has a B.A. in history from Erskine College and has a cum laude J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law. In law school, Tim emphasized in corporate and individual tax law, and tax controversy, and graduated in the top 10-percent of his law school class. Tim was a student tax attorney at the Georgia State University College of Law Tax Clinic.

After law school, Tim worked as a tax attorney at a Big 4 Accounting Firm in Atlanta and eventually became a litigation partner at one of the Southeast’s premier civil defense firms. He represented Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations, insurance companies, and individuals tax payers in civil litigation. Tim’s practice includes tax resolution, tax reduction planning, tax controversy, tax litigation before the U.S. Tax Court, estate planning, construction and design litigation, and insurance defense. Tim’s pro bono work includes volunteering as an attorney with Georgia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, representing artists and musicians. Tim also is a tort and contracts instructor at Emory University’s graduate paralegal program.

Tim is a member of the State of Georgia, U.S. District Court Northern Georgia, U.S. District Court Middle Georgia, U.S. District Court South Carolina, 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and United States Tax Court.


  • Erskine College, A.B., History, 1988
  • Phi Alpha Delta Honor Society
  • Georgia State Univ. College of Law, Cum Laude, J.D., 2000

Bar Admissions

  • State of Georgia
  • State of South Carolina
  • 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Northern Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Middle Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, South Carolina
  • United States Tax Court

Practice Areas

  • Tax Controversy and Tax Resolution
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Property Damage and Personal Injury
  • Construction and Design Litigation