Cleburne E. Gregory III


Direct: 404.873.8634
Fax: 404.873.8635
171 17th Street NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363


Greg is a partner and the longtime head of AGG’s Tax practice. Best Lawyers named Greg “2011 Lawyer of the Year” for tax law in Atlanta.

Greg focuses his practice on representing clients in the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions and working extensively in almost all aspects of domestic corporate, partnership, and corporation taxation, as well as the taxation of specialized entities such as real estate investment trusts (REITs). His practice also includes advising on nonqualified executive compensation and other forms of executive compensation for both public and private companies. In addition, Greg has worked extensively with foreign investors in the United States, particularly investments in U.S. real estate, and advises clients regarding outbound investments and cross-border acquisitions.


  • Emory University School of Law, Master of Laws - Taxation
  • University of Georgia School of Law, Juris Doctor
    • Notes Editor, Georgia Law Review
    • Law Clerk to the Honorable Charles Clark, United States Circuit Judge, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Washington and Lee University, Bachelor of Science
  • State of Georgia
  • Professional

    •  Past President and Trustee, Atlanta Tax Forum
    • Trustee, Georgia Federal Tax Conference



    • Trustee, Livingston Foundation
    • Board of Directors, Metro Atlanta Boys & Girls Clubs


  • Best Lawyers in America®, Tax Law, 2009-15, 2017-24
  • “Lawyer of the Year,” Best Lawyers in America®, 2011
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers, 2011-18
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, 2007-18
  • “M&A Tax Attorney of the Year – Georgia,” Corporate INTL, 2016
  • “Legal Elite,” Georgia Trend, 2011

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