Jeremy T. Ware

Partner

Fax: 404.873.7007
Atlanta
171 17th Street NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363

Biography

Jeremy is a partner in the Private Wealth practice. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and is a former Chair of the Fiduciary Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia.  He is also licensed to practice in Florida.

Jeremy skillfully guides ultra-high-net worth U.S. and international clients through complex wealth transfer strategies, wealth transfer tax implications, estate administration, and charitable planning. He has handled the estate of a prominent Forbes 400 individual, as well as numerous other multimillion dollar estate administrations. As a trusted legal professional, he helps clients gift millions of dollars to beneficiaries in tax-efficient ways and accomplish significant charitable gifts.

Jeremy also advises clients on how to best transfer family businesses with the lowest tax cost and how to form successful business succession plans for company founders and the next generation of future leaders.

Jeremy is a frequent lecturer and author on complex wealth transfer and tax strategies, including co-author of the comprehensive publication Georgia Estate Planning, Will Drafting and Estate Administration Forms.

Credentials

  • Duke University School of Law, Juris Doctor,
    magna cum laude
    • Tax & Estate Planning Award
  • Dartmouth College, Bachelor of Arts,
    cum laude
  • State of Florida 2005
  • State of Georgia 2004
    • State Bar of Georgia—Fiduciary Law Section Chair (Former)
    • State Bar of Georgia—Fiduciary Law Section Executive Committee (Former)
    • State Bar of Georgia—Fiduciary Law Section Program Committee (Former)
    • State Bar of Georgia—Fiduciary Law Section Legislative Committee (Former)
    • State Bar of Georgia—Fiduciary Law Section Trust Code Committee (Former)
    • Atlanta Estate Planning Council Board of Directors (Former)
    • Georgia Planned Giving Council Board of Directors (Former)
    • “Rising Star,” Georgia Super Lawyers (Estate Planning & Probate) 2006–09, 2011–14
    • Fernbank Museum of Natural History—Corporate Leadership Council (Former)
    • Georgia Law Center for the Homeless Volunteer (Former)
    • All Souls Fellowship Presbyterian Church—Finance Committee Member (Former)

Recognition

  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
  • Best Lawyers in America (Trust and Estates Law), 2018-20
  • Chambers High Net Worth (Private Wealth Law), 2016-19

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