Elizabeth L. Cox
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Elizabeth L. Cox

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Elizabeth L. Cox
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Elizabeth Lambert Cox is a member of GDCR’s Trust & Estates and Tax, and Business Transactions and Corporate Law practices. Ms. Cox provides individuals and families comprehensive legal counsel on tax, estate planning, and estate administration matters, as well as privately held businesses.

Education
L.L.M., Taxation, University of Florida, Levin College of Law
J.D., Mercer University, School of Law, magna cum laude
  • Student Writing Editor of Mercer Law Review
  • Brainerd Currie Honor Society
B.A., Wofford College, cum laude
Admissions
Georgia

Professional Organizations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia Fiduciary Law Section (Member)
  • State Bar of Georgia Taxation Law Section (Member)
  • State Bar of Georgia, Young Lawyers Division, Leadership Academy, Northern District (2017)
  • Representative for Council of Young Lawyers (2017-2018)
  • Atlanta Bar Association (Member, 2016-2020)
  • Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (Member)
  • Mercer School of Law Young Alumni Council (Representative)
Education
L.L.M., Taxation, University of Florida, Levin College of LawJ.D., Mercer University, School of Law, magna cum laude
  • Student Writing Editor of Mercer Law Review
  • Brainerd Currie Honor Society
B.A., Wofford College, cum laude
Admissions
Georgia

Ms. Cox focuses on providing clients with comprehensive advice and solutions to address their unique tax, estate planning, and administration issues.

To ensure that each client’s needs and wishes are met, Ms. Cox coordinates with clients to develop unique estate plans that include: Tax Planning Wills, Advance Health Care Directives, Durable Powers of Attorney, Revocable Living Trusts, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, Irrevocable Gifting Trusts, Generation Skipping Transfer Tax Planning, Charitable Lead Trusts, Charitable Remainder Trusts, Qualified Personal Residence Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Sales to Defective Grantor Trusts, Qualified Sub-Chapter S Trusts, Retirement Plan Trusts, and Qualified Domestic Trusts.

Additionally, Ms. Cox also provides legal assistance in the administration of decedents’ estates, including post-mortem planning solutions to mitigate the consequences of poor planning. Estate administration services are offered on a case-by-case basis, consisting of as little or as much professional assistance as the decedent’s family and personal representatives need or desire.

Ms. Cox also works with other attorneys in the firm’s Business Transactions and Corporate Law practice to design and implement tax-efficient business and investment structures and transactions.

Ms. Cox graduated in 2012 from Wofford College cum laude with a B.A. in Finance and Government with a concentration in International Politics. She received her J.D. magna cum laude in 2015 from Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law and her Master of Laws in Taxation (LL.M.) from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2016.

During law school, she served as the Student Writing Editor of the Mercer Law Review, as an editor of the Journal of Southern Legal History and was a member of the Mugel National Tax Moot Court competition team. She also published an article as a student in the Virginia Tax Review about the Internal Revenue Service and its position on bitcoin and other virtual currencies. While working on her LL.M. at the University of Florida, Ms. Cox was the research assistant for Professor Dennis Calfee.

Education
L.L.M., Taxation, University of Florida, Levin College of Law
J.D., Mercer University, School of Law, magna cum laude
  • Student Writing Editor of Mercer Law Review
  • Brainerd Currie Honor Society
B.A., Wofford College, cum laude
Admissions
Georgia