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Chamberlain Hrdlicka Grows Tax Controversy Practice In Atlanta

December 21, 2021

John Kirbo joins Chamberlain Hrdlicka Tax Controversy Practice in Atlanta

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is pleased to welcome Senior Counsel John Kirbo to the firm’s Atlanta office. He will join the nationally-recognized Tax Controversy & Litigation practice, composed of attorneys experienced in fighting federal tax cases. Kirbo is the latest addition to Chamberlain’s Atlanta office, which has been experiencing rapid expansion in 2021, adding nine additional lawyers to its headcount since January.

“John is a great addition to the Tax Litigation practice here in Atlanta,” said David Aughtry, shareholder in the firm's Tax Controversy & Tax Litigation practice.  “With extensive experience in Federal District Court and tax litigation, John brings a wealth of knowledge to the team and helps us strengthen our commitment to our clients.”

Kirbo is an experienced tax attorney with a background in civil litigation and criminal defense, primarily in Federal District Court.  He has represented clients against the Department of Justice, the Internal Revenue Service, the Georgia Department of Revenue, and local taxing authorities.  He is skilled at solving complex problems through litigation or other more creative means.

Prior to joining Chamberlain, Kirbo served as a partner at Kirbo & Kirbo in Albany, where he handled all of the firm's litigation needs for clients ranging from international businesses to working class individuals and handled certain closely held business transactions and planning as well.

Kirbo earned his undergraduate degree from Mercer University, his law degree from Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law and master of laws in taxation from the University of Alabama School of Law.