Email: 
scornelison@smf-law.com

Paralegals:

Vivian Rider, CLA
Vicki Pressley, CLA 

 

Email:

vrider@smf-law.com

vpressley@smf-law.com

Steven A. Cornelison

Extremely proficient in taxation. An ERISA expert. Skilled in commercial business transactions. Partner Steve Cornelison is known for his technical expertise, attention to detail and thorough knowledge of his practice areas.

He is responsible for maintaining the firm's prototype retirement plan, as well as providing retirement plan documentation, planning and advice to the firm's clients.

In recent years, he has developed special expertise in providing qualified intermediary services and tax advice for clients with deferred like-kind exchanges. He also helps clients with business sales, mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Cornelison advises individuals and business clients on a wide variety of tax and estate planning issues and provides representation in IRS contested matters. He also assists clients with private offerings of securities.

A native of Gainesville, Mr. Cornelison is active in Kiwanis and his church. He is also a member of The Lanier Chamber Singers.

A graduate of Emory University majoring in history and English, Mr. Cornelison is a 1980 graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law. He received his LLM in taxation from Emory University in 1982.