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Putnam C. Smith, Esq.

Putnam C. Smith, Esq.

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“They helped us out getting our wills updated within a time crunch. Mike Sleister and team were great.”

- Sean V.


“Very happy with them. Told me up front what they would do, how long it would take, and how much it would cost. Quality work delivered on time, on budget, and on target!”

- Ben Z.


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What Makes Attorney Putnam C. Smith Uniquely Qualified To Represent You?

Attorney Putnam C. Smith represents Main Street business owners and executives, professionals of all types and local, regional and national real estate investors, developers and operators, concentrating on business and commercial real estate transactions and tax and estate planning. Common transactions include start-ups, acquisitions and sales of closely held business, tax-free mergers and reorganizations, asset purchases, leveraged buyouts and joint ventures and partnerships in a wide range of industries.

He has practiced corporate law in Atlanta and the surrounding metropolitan area since 1988, initially with Nall & Miller, LLP and later with Robert W. Fisher, P.C., a tax boutique that was instrumental in the creation of Nextel and a number of international ventures in the telecommunications industry before disbanding in 1994. Before attending law school, he incorporated Jimmy Carter’s 1976 presidential campaign and worked as a legal assistant with other leading Atlanta law firms, including King & Spalding, LLP and Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP, gaining invaluable experience with public corporations and investment banks.

During his tenure with Lipscomb, Johnson, Sleister, Dailey & Smith, LLP, Mr. Smith has handled private equity investments in shopping centers and industrial and commercial property in several southeastern states, land assemblages requiring services ranging from quiet title actions to road closures and a $116 million buyout to resolve a shareholder’s dispute involving a closely held technology business.

Education

  • Master of Laws in Tax – Emory University School of Law
  • J.D. – cum laude – University of Georgia School of Law
  • B.A. – cum laude – Williams College
  • Diploma – cum laude – Taft School

Civic Involvement

  • Treasurer – Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit (2009 – present)
  • Senior Warden – Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit (2005 – 2007)
  • Vestryman – Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit (2004 – 2006)
  • Assistant Scoutmaster – BSA Troop 525 – Loganville – Georgia (1998 – 2006)
  • Member – Georgia State Service Council – American Red Cross (1999 – 2004)
  • Member – Younger Law Alumni Board – University of Georgia School of Law (1998 – 2000)
  • Member – Walton County Commission on Children and Youth (1994 – 1999)
  • Senior Warden – St. Alban’s Episcopal Church (1998 – 1999)
  • Vestryman and Treasurer, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church (1993 – 1998)
  • Walton County Comprehensive Plan Task Force (1991 – 1992 – 1996 – 1997)
  • Chairman – Walton County Red Cross (1989 – 1994)

License

  • Licensed for 33 years GA

“They helped us out getting our wills updated within a time crunch. Mike Sleister and team were great.”

- Sean V.


“Very happy with them. Told me up front what they would do, how long it would take, and how much it would cost. Quality work delivered on time, on budget, and on target!”

- Ben Z.


5 Star Reviews

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