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Gary E. Snyder is the former co-chair of the Atlanta Corporate practice. He counsels clients in the organization of business entities, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, uses of various forms of business financing, private equity investments, and general business matters. Specifically, Gary works closely with his business clients regarding growth strategies, access to the financial marketplace and corresponding estate planning. He also has experience representing buyers and sellers in the structuring and negotiation of complex, multimillion-dollar mergers, acquisitions and divestitures of public and privately held companies. His clients cover a large range of industries, and public and private companies, including health care, technology, environmental, manufacturing, distribution and private equity. Gary is also a Certified Public Accountant.


  • Corporate
  • Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
  • Private equity investments
  • Estate planning and probate


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, 2024
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Georgia Super Lawyers, 2007, 2009-2022
  • Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of "America’s Best Corporate Law Firms," 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
  • Listed, Georgia Trend magazine, "Legal Elite," 2012-2013
  • Recipient, "Young Leadership Award," Atlanta Jewish Federation
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5.0

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  • Member, New York University School of Law National Advisory Board, Graduate Tax Program
  • Past-President, Epstein School in Atlanta
  • Member, Buckhead Coalition Executive Committee
    • Former Secretary
  • Co-Founder, Foundation for Medically Fragile Children
  • Chairman, Southeast Area, National United Jewish Appeal, Young Leadership Cabinet
  • Member, American Bar Association, Tax Section
  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association
  • Member, Atlanta Estate Planning Council
  • Member, Atlanta Tax Forum


  • LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 1973
  • J.D., The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 1972
  • B.S., Business Administration, The Ohio State University, 1968
  • Georgia
  • New York