James C. Gooch


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Applying his nearly 50 years of experience, James Gooch helps individuals and families design business succession plans, gifting strategies and other estate plans in a tax efficient manner. Planning for life transitions, such as exiting a business or an unexpected death or disability, is often increasingly complicated for high net worth individuals and their family members. Whether working with individuals, fiduciaries and/or beneficiaries of an estate, James helps clients make critical – and often emotional – decisions about the protection and administration of trusts and estates.

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Nashville Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association — Tax Section, Chairman (1983)

American Bar Association — Taxation Section

Leadership Nashville — 45th Class (2021-2022)

Nashville Symphony — Board of Directors, Chairman

Nashville Public Radio — Board of Directors