Matthew J. Higgins


171 17th Street, NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363


Matt is an associate in the Private Wealth practice.

Matt advises individuals and their families on complex wealth transfer planning strategies, including estate and gift tax planning, generation-skipping transfer tax planning, charitable giving, family business succession planning, and estate administration.

Matt graduated second in his class from the University of North Carolina School of Law where he served as an articles editor for the North Carolina Law Review. Prior to attending law school, Matt worked in the institutional equity sales division at Jefferies where he covered investors based in the Southeast.


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Juris Doctor,
    with High Honors
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bachelor of Arts - Economics and Political Science
  • State of Georgia


  • Best Lawyers in America®: Ones To Watch, Trusts and Estates, 2023

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