Cassady V. (“Cass”) Brewer is Assistant Professor of Law at Georgia State University in Atlanta. He teaches Basic Federal Income Taxation, Nonprofit Organizations, Taxation of Business Organizations, Partnership Taxation, and the Law of Social Enterprise. His scholarship primarily focuses upon the legal and tax aspects of the intersection of tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations with for-profit enterprises and commercial activity. In particular, Professor Brewer writes and speaks extensively on the legal and tax aspects of the emerging “hybrid” business forms such as the benefit corporation and the low-profit limited liability company. He also co-founded the Nonprofit Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, and he is a past Co-Chair of the Section. Professor Brewer also participated in drafting and amending the Georgia Limited Liability Company and Limited Liability Partnership Acts and continues to serve as a member of the Partnerships and LLCs Subcommittee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia.
Professor Brewer previously was a partner in the Tax Group of Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP and remains of counsel with the firm. He has been listed by Chambers USA since 2009 as a leading attorney in tax, and he also has been named a Legal Elite in the tax category by Georgia Trend magazine as recently as 2012.
He earned his B.S. from Vanderbilt University. His J.D. is from the University of Arkansas, with high honors,, and was Editor-in-Chief of the Arkansas Law Review. He also holds an LL.M in Taxation from New York University, where he was a Graduate Editor of the Tax Law Review.