Douglas W. Duncan

Douglas W. Duncan

Principal Attorney

Douglas W. Duncan is a principal attorney of Lefkoff, Duncan, Grimes, McSwain & Hass, P.C. Doug concentrates his practice in estate and business planning, administration of trusts and estates, intra family wealth transfers, and charitable giving. He advises a broad range of business owners in succession planning, sale and acquisition transactions, taxation, insurance, executive compensation plans and other closely-held business matters.

Doug has been a frequent lecturer to professional groups and has published outlines and articles on generation-skipping tax planning, deferred compensation arrangements for business owners, estate planning for landowners, estate planning for closely-held business owners, and other estate planning and tax planning matters. He is co- author of “The InterActive™ Will and Trust Drafting System,” published by InterActive Professional Software for attorneys.

Doug was admitted to practice in Georgia in 1980. He has been active in the American Bar Association and served as Chairman of the ABA Committee on Special Problems of Executives, Professionals and Multijurisdictionals; the State Bar of Georgia, Fiduciary Law Section, Taxation Section; Atlanta Bar Association; Atlanta Estate Planning Council; and the American Society of Financial Service Professionals.

Doug received his undergraduate degree (1968) from Duke University and his law degree (1980), magna cum laude, from Woodrow Wilson College of Law.