M. Lane Morrison

Retired Partner

Lane Morrison is an attorney in the Savannah office and practices in the areas of estates and trusts and taxation. He has experience counseling clients on a wide range of asset protection, tax planning, and trust and estate administration issues. He also has extensive experience dealing with charitable organizations.

Lane is a member of the State Bar of Georgia. He is also a member of the Fiduciary Law and Tax Sections of the State Bar of Georgia. He served on the Committee of Tax Legislation and Regulations, Generation Skipping Transfers from 1985 to 1987 of the Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association.

Lane graduated from the University of North Carolina with a B.A. in 1967 and from Emory University with a J.D. in 1970. At Emory, he was a member of Phi Delta Phi.


Community Work

  • Bethesda Academy: Board, Past Chairman
  • Ducks Unlimited: Conservation Programs Committee, Past Member
  • Georgia Conservancy: Past Board Member
  • Georgia Historical Society: Endowment Fund, Past Chairman
  • Historic Savannah Foundation: Past Board Member
  • Nemours Wildlife Foundation: Past Board Member
  • Oglethorpe Club: Past President
  • Savannah Benevolent Association: Board of Directors, Past President
  • Savannah Foundation: Board, Past Chairman
  • South Carolina Nature Conservancy: Past Board Member, Past Chapter Chair
  • Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences: Past Board Member



Emory University School of Law: J.D., Phi Delta Phi, 1970
University of North Carolina: B.A., 1967


State Bar of Georgia


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