Jonathan Feldman helps clients stay on top of ever-changing state and local tax issues that directly impact their businesses. With a strong background in the manufacturing, telecommunications, transportation, entertainment and retail industries, Jonathan counsels clients in all areas of state and local taxation including income, franchise, sales and use and property taxes. He represents clients in all phases of state and local tax controversy, including audit assistance, administrative hearings, litigation and appellate review; and regularly provides counsel on state and local income and transactional costs for mergers, acquisitions and corporate reorganizations. Jonathan is actively involved in representing a coalition of Georgia manufacturers in connection with the recent changes to sales tax exemptions in the state.
Prior to joining Sutherland, Jonathan served as a tax adviser for two major accounting firms in Atlanta, spending three years with Arthur Andersen and four years with Deloitte Tax. While attending law school, he clerked for Chief Judge Manuel Menendez Jr. of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida, Circuit Civil Division.
Awards and Rankings
Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers® “Rising Stars” (2010-2014)
Member, Taxation Section, American Bar Association
Member, Taxation Section, Atlanta Bar Association
Volunteer, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program
Faculty, Council On State Taxation (COST) Basic and Intermediate School