Thomas V. Chorey


Atlanta, Georgia

Thomas V. Chorey is a Partner at Taylor English and a member of Taylor English’s Corporate Department. With more than 30 years of focused experience, Mr. Chorey regularly serves as outside general counsel to multiple Southeastern and Atlanta-based middle market businesses, professional service organizations, and their owners and executives, addressing legal and strategic planning issues throughout their life cycles. He counsels his clients on daily operating issues including executive employment, restrictive covenants and other employment matters; represents them through capital raises, both equity and debt, including securities compliance matters; and regularly negotiates and documents complex commercial contracts on clients’ behalf. In early stages, he assists in structuring business entities to maximize liability protections and tax efficiencies, while at the same time providing a platform for strategic internal growth and succession planning. A major segment of Mr. Chorey’s practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions, both buy and sell side.

Mr. Chorey has a diverse client base that spans a wide variety of professions and industries, among them healthcare, intellectual property, professional services and environmental related organizations. With a Masters in Taxation, Mr. Chorey integrates into his practice proven tax planning strategies that minimize clients’ tax burdens. He also brings to the table a broad spectrum of individual wealth management and estate planning techniques which provide financial guidance in each phase of his clients’ growth.

Exemplary in his accomplishments, Mr. Chorey is listed in The Best Lawyers in America publication and has been selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers and Georgia Trend Magazine’s “Georgia’s Legal Elite.”

Mr. Chorey remains active within the Atlanta community and was selected for membership in Leadership Atlanta and the Atlanta Estate Planning Council.

Mr. Chorey earned both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Virginia, and he holds an LL.M. in Taxation from Emory University.


  • Leadership Atlanta
  • Atlanta Estate Planning Council


  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2017 – 2023
  • Georgia Super Lawyers, 2004 – 2019
  • Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite, 2007

Practice Areas

  • Antitrust
  • Business Torts & Commercial Contract Disputes
  • Corporate & Business
  • Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy
  • Emerging Companies
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Employment Counseling
  • Finance & Securities
  • Financial Institutions
  • Franchising
  • Health Care
  • Intellectual Property – Trademark
  • Manufacturing
  • Media
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Non-Profit
  • Tax


  • University of Virginia, JD
  • University of Virginia, BS
  • Emory University, LL.M, Taxation

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
  • Virginia