Greg A. Sanderson

Senior Counsel

Phone: 404-223-5900
Email: [email protected]

Greg practices in the area of tax incentives for alternative energy, including those for coal fuels, coke, biomass, methane from landfills and coal mines, ethanol, solar, wind, and biofuels. Working in this area since the late 1980s, Greg has structured well over 100 energy projects to qualify for tax incentives under IRC §29, §40, §45, §45K, §48, §6426, and ARRA §1603. Greg has published over 50 books and articles on incentives for alternative energy. He has also developed and managed alternative energy projects for institutional investors. His practice includes defending energy credits in tax audits and controversies.

Some of Greg’s Books and Publications Include:

  • White Paper - Update on Application of Section 29 Credit to Coal Seam Gas (published in 1998 under contract with the U.S. EPA Coalbed Methane Outreach Program).
  • Reference Book - Wood Energy in the United States: Applications, Technologies, Incentives, and Policies (published in 1996 by the U.S. DOE Regional Biomass Energy Program).
  • White Paper - Special Report: Guidelines for Determining Qualifying Btu for Section 29 (published in 1996 by the Clemson University Strom Thurmond Institute of Government and Public Affairs).
  • Reference Book - National Directory of Federal and State Biomass Tax Incentives and Subsidies (published in 1994 under contract with the U.S. DOE Regional Biomass Energy Program).

Areas Of Practice:


  • University of Denver, LL.M. Taxation, 1988
  • University of Tennessee, J.D., 1986
  • Lambuth University, BBA, 1983

Bar Admissions:

  • Georgia, 1989
  • Tennessee, 1986

Related Experience:

  • Counsel, Taylor English Duma LLP, 2008 – 2012
  • Partner, Sanderson & Rotroff, LLP, 1999 – 2008
  • Partner/Attorney, Gomel & Davis, LLP, 1989 -1999
  • Tax Consultant, Ernst & Whinney, 1987 – 1988
  • Accountant, Coopers & Lybrand, 1985


  • Certified Public Accountant, Georgia, 1994