Co-Managing Partner

Lance Einstein is a co-managing partner of the firm and practice group leader for  MendenFreiman’s tax controversy group.  Lance is also a part of the firm’s tax planning, business law, and estate planning practice areas. Lance has extensive experience representing clients who have controversies and compliance issues with the Internal Revenue Service and various state tax agencies. His tax experience includes representing individuals and businesses during audits, collection issues (levies, liens, installment agreements, and offers in compromise), foreign asset reporting, penalty abatements, and appeals. He works closely with clients and CPAs in devising strategies to minimize potential taxes, penalties, and interest, with savings ranging from the thousands to millions of dollars.

Lance also assists clients with devising and implementing estate plans that accomplish their goals with minimal disruption and tax costs, trust and estate administration and business law matters, including choice-of-entity formation and organization.

Prior to joining MendenFreiman, Lance was a partner at Gomel Davis & Watson, LLP.


  • University of Miami School of Law, LL.M. Taxation, 2007
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 2006
  • University of Georgia, B.B.A., Accounting, 2002

Admissions and Professional/Civic Organizations

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • State Bar of Florida
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • United States Tax Court
  • Atlanta Bar Association, member
  • Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation – Georgia Chapter, Board of Trustees
  • Davis Academy – Leadership Davis
  • Sandy Springs Youth Organization, Executive Board, Co-EVP of Softbal

Awards and Recognition

  • Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Stars – 2011, 2013, 2015-2019
  • Georgia Super Lawyers – 2020-2023
  • Best Lawyers – 2023
  • Georgia Trend Legal Elite – 2015-2016, 2018-2022