Frank Macgill is a partner at HunterMaclean and practices in the areas of trusts and estates, taxation, and corporate law. He has experience in estate planning, trust and estate administration, federal tax issues, and tax matters affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations.
Frank is admitted to practice in the Superior Court of Chatham County and U.S. Tax Court. He is a member of the Fiduciary Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia and a member of the Savannah Bar Association, where he previously served on the executive board of its Younger Lawyers Section. Frank serves as a member of the board of trustees of the Southern Federal Tax Institute. He is also a member and former president (2007-2008) of the Savannah Estate Planning Council and previously served on the board of directors of the Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys for the 2005-2009 term.
Frank is involved with a number of community and nonprofit organizations. He is currently serving on the boards of the Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA), Savannah Community Foundation, and Savannah Benevolent Association. Frank previously served multiple terms on the boards of the United Way of the Coastal Empire and the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce.
In addition to other leadership positions within the Firm, Frank served on the Firm’s Management Committee from 2005-2016 and as the Firm’s Managing Partner from 2010-2016.
Frank was selected as one of Savannah’s “40 Under 40 Business Leaders” by the Savannah Business Report & Journal in 2003 and was named a “Super Lawyer” by Atlanta Magazine from 2005 to 2020. Every year since 2007, he has been named one of The Best Lawyers in America. In addition, Georgia Trend recognized him as a “Legal Elite” for Trusts, Estates & Tax in 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2020.
Frank received his B.S. with distinction from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia in 1991 and his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1994. At Georgia, he was a member of the editorial board of the Georgia Law Review. Following law school, Frank attended New York University where he received his LL.M in Taxation in 1995.