Jonathan A. Feldman
Firm: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
Address: 999 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30309
Membership: Professional ActivitiesMember, Taxation Section, American Bar AssociationMember, Taxation Section, Atlanta Bar AssociationVolunteer, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) ProgramFaculty, Council On State Taxation (COST) Basic and Intermediate
University: University of Florida, B.S., cum laude, University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D. Senior Notes Editor, Journal of Law and Public Policy
Admitted: 1999, Florida; 2000, Georgia
Biography: Jonathan Feldman helps clients stay on top of ever-changing state and local tax issues that directly impact their businesses. With a strong background in the manufacturing, telecommunications, transportation, entertainment and retail industries, Jonathan counsels clients in all areas of state and local taxation including income, franchise, sales and use and property taxes. He represents clients in all phases of state and local tax controversy, including audit assistance, administrative hearings, litigation and appellate review; and regularly provides counsel on state and local income and transactional costs for mergers, acquisitions and corporate reorganizations. Jonathan is actively involved in representing a coalition of Georgia manufacturers in connection with the recent changes to sales tax exemptions in the state. Prior to joining Sutherland, Jonathan served as a tax adviser for two major accounting firms in Atlanta, spending three years with Arthur Andersen and four years with Deloitte Tax. While attending law school, he clerked for Chief Judge Manuel Menendez Jr. of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida, Circuit Civil Division.Selected Experience Sutherland drafts legislation and regulations on sales tax matters. Sutherland provides state tax counsel to several units of conglomerate holding company. Sutherland obtains Georgia hi-tech tax exemption for client and $2 million refund.Awards and RankingsSelected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers ”Rising Stars“ (2010-2014)ClerkshipsHonorable Manuel Menendez Jr., Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida, Circuit Civil Division