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Nicholas R. Peterson



Emory University – School of Law, J.D.

Emory University – Goizueta Business School, M.B.A.

Colgate University, B.A., Economics Major and Applied Mathematics Minor

Bar Admissions


New York

Court Admissions

U.S. Tax Court

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia


Nicholas R. Peterson, B.A., M.B.A., J.D., is an attorney in Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s Atlanta office.  Mr. Peterson concentrates his practice in the areas of tax controversy and international tax.  He has extensive experience resolving taxpayer’s disputes with the IRS through voluntary disclosure procedures, audits, and Appeals.  He also advises on a broad range of corporate, partnership, and gift tax matters, including private letter rulings and determination letters, withholding tax reporting obligations, tax treaty matters, and foreign tax credits.

Prior to joining Chamberlain Hrdlicka, Mr. Peterson worked at Big 4 accounting firms in the areas of international tax and transfer pricing.  He advised on cross-border restructurings, Subpart F planning, international tax compliance, and tax provisions for financial statement reporting.  He also structured and defended transfer pricing strategies for advanced pricing agreements, performed valuations of intangible property for cross-border transfers and cost sharing arrangements, and prepared transfer pricing documentation.

Mr. Peterson received his J.D. and M.B.A., with honors, from Emory University, where he was the Executive Managing Editor of the Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review, and received his B.A. from Colgate University.

Professional Affiliations

  • Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review, former Executive Managing Editor
  • Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic, former Student Attorney (provided pro bono federal tax controversy resolution services to low-income taxpayers)