Thomas E. Raines, PC is an Atlanta based law firm operated by Thomas E. Raines offering assistance to clients in Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia and state wide. The firm specializes in business law, estate planning, and estate administration. We offer client centered, creative, practical, high value, detail-oriented legal services. It is our objective to provide a combination of expertise, experience and close client relationships, resulting in personalized and innovative legal representation to clients in an efficient and cost effective manner. Mr. Raines and the firm have received the highest ratings possible (AV) in legal ability and legal ethics from his fellow attorneys as published in Martindale Hubbell. Clients of the firm include individuals, families, entrepreneurs, and businesses.

Business Law

Thomas E. Raines, PC, provides businesses located in Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia and state wide assistance in formation, growth and maintenance of their businesses. At the formation stage, Mr. Raines assists clients by reviewing the facts and goals of each client to recommend the appropriate entity, selecting from corporations, limited liability companies, or limited or general partnerships, and the various options available under each. After formation, he assists clients with employment agreements, standard contracts for goods and services, and growth of the business through acquisitions or mergers. Mr. Raines has been advising business owners for forty-three (43) years and has the knowledge and experience required to guide you in the establishment and maintenance of your business.

Estate Planning

Thomas E. Raines, PC, provides estate plans that perform. Since each individual’s circumstance is different, we customize a plan that performs for you and your family. We learn about you, your family, your estate and, most importantly, your goals. We then design an estate plan based around your goals. We use the team approach that involves your other advisers, such as accountants, financial planners and insurance advisors, in the planning process to ensure a plan appropriate for you and your family.

Our goal is to design an estate plan that allows you to control your property while you are alive and well, take care of yourself and your loved ones in times of disability, and upon your death to give what you have, to whom you want, when you want, all at the lowest overall financial and emotional cost to you and your loved ones.

Probate and Estate Administration

Thomas E. Raines, PC, provides individuals with assistance in Probate and Estate Administration services. Depending on whether there is a Will or not, we can advise and represent clients in the appropriate Probate or Estate Administration proceeding to filed in Georgia and assist the Executor or Administrator in the administration of the Estate and compliance with the appropriate filings with the Probate Court.

Thomas E. Raines, PC represents clients throughout the Atlanta metro area: Fulton County, Cobb County, Clayton County, Dekalb County, Forsyth County, and Gwinnett County, including the cities of Norcross, Peachtree Corners, Alpharetta, Roswell, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, Johns Creek, Marietta, Decatur, Lilburn, Lawrenceville, Snellville and Cumming. Contact Thomas E. Raines, PC today.

To schedule a consultation with Thomas E. Raines, PC call us at our main number, 770-263-0093. You can also send us an email at

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