Brian Tipton, Esq.

R. Brian Tipton, Esq., is a practicing attorney, consultant, and trainer, who works with grant-funded organizations across the United States.  Brian is a summa cum laude graduate of the Louisiana State University and the Cumberland School of Law of Samford University.  Currently, Brian is Managing Director with Kirk Private Client Law, LLC, in Atlanta, where he heads the firm’s grant-funded, charitable and philanthropic solutions practice.  Brian regularly represents educational institutions, Community Action Agencies, Head Start programs, Weatherization providers, and other grant-funded entities in the areas of regulatory compliance, grants law, government audits, funding source disputes, administrative appeals, and litigation.  In addition, he consults with organizations on governance, human resources, programmatic, and corporate matters, and develops and presents training programs.  Brian is a frequent speaker at local, state, regional, and national conferences.