Douglas W. Duncan




Douglas W. Duncan

Douglas W. Duncan is a principal of Lefkoff, Duncan, Grimes, McSwain & Hass, P.C. Doug concentrates his practice in trusts and estates with emphasis on estate and tax planning for business owners and investors.

He advises a broad range of business owners and other executives in estate planning, estate administration, taxation, insurance, executive compensation plans and closely-held business matters.

Doug is a frequent lecturer to professional groups and has published outlines and articles on generation-skipping tax planning, deferred compensation arrangements, 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 is active in the American Bar Association and served as Chairman of the ABA Committee on Special Problems of Executives, Professionals and Multijurisdictionals; State Bar of Georgia, Fiduciary Law Section, Taxation Section; Atlanta Bar Association; Atlanta Estate Planning Council; Association for Advanced Life Underwriting; and the American Society of Chartered Life Underwriters.

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