Bryan Howard is a co-founding member of Howard & Mobley, PLLC. Bryan assists families whose net worth exceeds $10 million with wealth transfer planning, tax reduction planning, charitable giving and asset protection planning. He also advises the owners of closely-held businesses with respect to tax and business succession issues and represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries with regard to trust and estate administration and litigation issues.
Bryan is certified as an Estate Planning Specialist in Tennessee. Bryan is listed in the Best Lawyers in America (2001-2012 editions) in both the Tax and Trusts and Estates categories, has been selected as one of the top 100 Lawyers in the U.S. by Worth Magazine, one of the best lawyers in Tennessee by Business Tennessee magazine and one of the Best Lawyers in Tax Law by Corporate Counsel magazine. Bryan has the AV rating (highest available) for ethical standards and legal ability from Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review ratings system.
Bryan frequently lectures and writes on estate planning and taxation topics. Recent articles include: “Fixing Broken Trusts: The Uniform Trust Code and Other Tools” published in the Journal of Taxation of Investments in 2008; “Asset Protection Trusts Come to Tennessee” published in the Tennessee Banker in 2007; “Trust Planning In An Uncertain Estate Tax Environment” presented to the 57th Annual Tennessee Federal Tax Institute in 2006; and “Installment Sales Involving Non-Grantor Trusts” published in Estate Planning in 2005.