On May 1, 2020, Andy Yates joined the firm as Counsel. Andy comes to the firm from Alston & Bird, where he specialized in state and local taxation and related controversy. Andy, a native of Montgomery, Alabama, obtained his B.A. from Birmingham-Southern College and his J.D. from Duke University School of Law. Andy also holds a Master of Divinity degree from Candler School of Theology at Emory University. Andy’s practice at Wilson, Morton & Downs, LLC will focus on state and local taxation, municipal law, and civil and business litigation.