Our Professionals - Brent W. Herrin


Telephone: 770-858-1288
V-Card: Herrin.vcf 

Paralegal: Karla Lemons - 
Legal Assistant: Lara Carlton -

Practice Areas:
Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy Law
Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Estate, Tax & Charitable Planning


Mr. Herrin received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Banking and Finance from the University of Georgia. He obtained his Juris Doctor from Samford University's Cumberland School of Law and his Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Alabama.

Mr. Herrin previously served as Counsel to United States Senator Jeff Sessions and as Counsel to the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts in Washington, D.C. Currently, Mr. Herrin serves as an adjunct instructor at the J. Mack Robinson School of Business at Georgia State University, teaching a course in Business Law.

Mr. Herrin divides his practice between litigation and transactional matters. His litigation practice is concentrated in bankruptcy and creditors' rights matters, including advising clients regarding out of court workouts and representing clients before state and federal courts. He concentrates his transactional practice in the areas of taxation, estate planning, deferred and executive compensation, and business planning, including advising clients on the tax implications of merger and acquisition transactions.

Mr. Herrin is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Alabama State Bar, the American Bar Association, and the Atlanta Bar Association. Mr. Herrin is admitted to practice before all state courts in Georgia and Alabama, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, and the United States Tax Court.

Mr. Herrin's published works include:

  • Brent W. Herrin & Kent Clay, New Single-Sales Factor Apportionment and Intangible Holding Company Addback Rules, Code Head Quarterly (Taxation Law Section, State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia.), Spring 2006 at 6. (PDF)
  • Brent W. Herrin, Recent Development, Now That We Have Mapped the Human Genome, How Will That Information be Used: Norman-Bloodsaw v. Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, 24 AM. J. TRIAL ADVOC. 229 (2000).
  • Brent W. Herrin, Recent Development, Etkind v. Suarez: When do the Joys of Being a Parent Become a Burden?, 23 AM. J. TRIAL ADVOC. 481 (1999).

The following disclaimer is required by Rule 7.2 of the Alabama Rules of Professional Conduct: "No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers."