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Tish McDonald focuses on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis in fiduciary litigation, trust and estate litigation, litigation involving non-profits, real estate litigation, and litigation involving governmental entities. A partner in our Trial and Global Practice Group, Tish represents trustees, executors, beneficiaries, developers, financial institutions, foundations and other non-profit entities and others in a variety of proceedings.Tish has litigated a wide range of fiduciary disputes, including breach of fiduciary duty actions brought by beneficiaries against executors and trustees (on both sides), including financial institutions; will/trust interpretation cases; trustee removal cases; trust modification matters; trust issues in divorce cases; matters involving the appropriate measure of fiduciary compensation; cases involving the alleged failure to notify beneficiaries; cases involving statutes of limitation with respect to actions of fiduciaries; and matters involving the alleged malfeasance of an agent under a financial power of attorney. She has also handled cases involving the Attorney General of Georgia and the oversight of charitable trusts.

Tish represents clients in commercial and fiduciary litigation, as well as litigation involving real estate transactions and governmental matters. She also represents colleges, universities and other nonprofit organizations, as well as educational accrediting agencies.

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Credentials

J.D., Vanderbilt University

B.A., Vanderbilt University, magna cum laude

Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. Tax Court

American Bar Association

Atlanta Bar Association

Member, Board of Governors, State Bar of Georgia

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Article · Source: Willamette Management Associates Insights

October 1, 2019
The State of Domestic Self-Settled Asset Protection Trusts

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Credentials

J.D., Vanderbilt University

B.A., Vanderbilt University, magna cum laude

Georgia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. Tax Court

American Bar Association

Atlanta Bar Association

Member, Board of Governors, State Bar of Georgia