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  • Scott Kenan Tippett Member
  • Phone: 336-232-0671

Scott Tippett focuses his practice on wealth law and provides an integrated approach to estate planning and administration, asset protection planning, business law, and tax matters. He counsels individuals, families, and small to medium-sized businesses on a full range of business, tax, asset protection, and estate planning matters; from drafting business agreements for closely-held companies, to the transfer of a family business from one generation to the next, to estate and tax planning for high and ultra high net worth individuals. Scott is also accredited by the Office of General Counsel of the Veterans Administration to represent veterans seeking VA benefits.

Scott began his practice in Atlanta where he litigated major construction project disputes, complex white collar crime matters, and significant business and estate issues. In addition to practicing law, he ran a manufacturing company in High Point in the mid -1990s, which has provided him with a unique and broad perspective on understanding the various issues faced by businesses today.

Scott frequently presents continuing education seminars to attorneys, accountants, financial advisors, and other industry professionals regarding estate and asset protection planning, business law, and tax matters.

Representative Cases

  • Represented a multi-location, multi-state cardiology practice with the development of multi-state employment contracts for employee (non-equity) physicians, as well as formula for determining formula for calculating acquisition of equity interest in the practice.
  • Represented dental practice in the acquisition of additional practice facilities, including formation of special purpose entities to hold title to practice facilities for risk management purposes.
  • Represented veterinarian in acquisition of existing practice and expansion of practice into multiple locations.
  • Represented numerous physicians in development and implementation of estate plans to optimize tax savings.
  • Represented multi-state medical practice in development and registration of trade names and trademarks with United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Areas of Law
  • Estate Planning & Administration
  • Wills
  • Trusts & Probate
  • Corporate and Business
  • Real Estate
  • Tax Planning and Advocacy
  • Civil Litigation
Admission Details
  • Admitted in 1987, Georgia 1995,
  • North Carolina 2003, United States Tax Court
Law School Attended
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Class of 1987 J.D.
University Attended
  • Duke University Class of 1984 B.A. cum laude