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Bradley C. Sagraves


Areas of Practice

Business Law: Corporate/LLC, Commercial, Estate Planning, Taxation, Estate Litigation and Probate

Contact

Phone: (865) 546-0500

Fax: (865) 525-5293

Email: BSagraves@emlaw.com

Education

B.A. in Political Science, magna cum laude, from Lee University in Cleveland, TN

J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law, with honors

Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law

Admissions

State of Tennessee

Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

U.S. Tax Court

Memberships

Knoxville Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

American Bar Association.

Shareholder

Brad Sagraves is a shareholder with the firm practicing in the areas of business law, tax, probate and estate planning.

Brad generally advises businesses and individuals on forming businesses, whether limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, partnerships, corporations or s-corporations. Brad advises clients on structural changes, buyouts, mergers, acquisitions or tax-free reorganizations, as well as day-to-day needs of the average business.

Brad also represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service, Tennessee Department of Revenue, Tennessee Board of Equalization and other tax authorities. His representation extends to audits, collection actions, requesting installments agreements and offers in compromise, and obtaining property tax exemptions for charitable or other qualified institutions.

As part of advising his clients in business and tax matters, Brad also provides estate planning and succession planning to ensure that the client’s assets pass according to the client’s wishes, whether to families, friends or charities. Brad can tailor the appropriate estate plan for each client, whether it is a simple will with trusts for a client's children or complex tax-planning wills to ensure that inheritance and estate taxes are minimized. Brad also has experience in drafting special needs trusts, life insurance trusts and charitable remainder trusts. As part of his estate practice, he regularly represents clients in probate and conservatorship matters, whether simple, complex or contested.

Brad also has experience in federal contracting guidelines, international tax issues, self-settled asset protection trusts and many other areas of law.

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