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Eric S.


Eric Tresh represents national and international companies in their state and local tax matters, including planning and policy, controversies and litigation, and mergers and acquisitions. He has represented many of the country’s largest companies in state and local tax controversies in administrative and judicial forums throughout the United States and resolved hundreds of non-public record cases.

Eric has been recommended as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA, the Legal 500 US and has written extensively in the area of state and local taxation. His articles have appeared in several publications, including State Tax Notes, the Journal of State Taxation Practical U.S./Domestic Tax Strategies, and the Interstate Tax Report.

A frequent lecturer on state and local taxes, Eric speaks before such organizations as the Council on State Taxation, the Tax Executives Institute, the Broadband Tax Institute, the State Tax Roundtable for Utilities and Power (STARTUP), the Wireless Tax Group, TeleStrategies, New York University's Institute on State and Local Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center's Advanced State and Local Tax Institute. He has also taught several classes on state and local taxation serving as an adjunct professor of law at Georgia State University and lecturing at the Tax Executive Institute and Counsel on State Taxation’s annual schools on state taxation.

Awards and Rankings

Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of tax (2009-2010, 2013-2016)

Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of tax controversy (2011) and U.S. taxes: contentious (2015-2016)

Professional Activities

General Counsel, Georgia Cable Association
Adjunct Professor, state and local taxation, Georgia State University School of Law and Georgia State University School of Business (2005-2007)
Member, Georgia Governor’s Mentor-Protégé Program (assisting Georgia businesses in strategic development)
Member, Advisory Board for Tax Law and Policy, Stafford Publications Inc.

  • J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, Associate Editor, South Carolina Environmental Law Review
  • B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook
Bar Admissions
  • New York
  • Georgia
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

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