Senior Counsel

  • Juris Doctor: Emory University School of Law
  • Master of Arts in Psychology: University of Houston
  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy: Newcomb College of Tulane University


Linda has practiced with The Saylor Law Firm LLP for seventeen years in the areas of Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning as well as Business Law. She represents clients in the areas of Atlanta and Saint Simons Island, where she managed the firm’s office there for over fifteen years, regarding their estate and business succession planning and general corporate matters. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Muir developed her practice in business and corporate law and telecommunications for over 25 years both in private practice and with major telecommunications corporations.

A graduate of Emory University School of Law, she practiced with King & Spalding as Corporate Counsel with both Contel Corporation and GTE Corporation (now Verizon), subsequently she served as Director of Legislative & Regulatory Matters and Executive Director of Corporate Outreach with BellSouth Corporation (now AT&T).

During that phase of her career her practice included contracts, mergers, acquisitions & divestitures, procurement, employee benefits, management of outside counsel, representation before the Federal Communications Commission, and development and implementation of corporate telecommunications policies. Following early retirement from BellSouth, she continued her Business Law practice in her own firm, The Muir Law Firm LLC, before joining The Saylor Law Firm. Prior to practicing law, Ms. Muir was a systems and applications programmer with IBM Corporation in both Raleigh, North Carolina, and Boca Raton, Florida.

Notable Publications and Presentations

  • Author: “When It’s Time to Create A Contract… Negotiate! How to Craft Everyday Agreements.” Paisley Magazine. March 2015: 18.
  • Author: “Make January 1st Your “I Will” Day.” Paisley Magazine. January 2015: 18.
  • Author: “Quit Ragging On Me, It’s All Good.” Paisley Magazine. October 2014: 20.
  • Author: “All is Not Perfect in Paradise But It Could Be With Planning!” Paisley Magazine. September 2014: 25.
  • Author: “Why You Need a Lawyer of Your Own?” Paisley Magazine. July 2014: 18.
  • Author: “Law Day Rules in Glynn County,” Georgia Bar Journal. June 2008. Vol. 13, No. 7, p.42.
  • Co-authored with former Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker: “What Can We Do About Domestic Violence in the Workplace? Lawyers’ Leadership is the Answer!” Georgia Bar Journal. February 2005: Vol. 10, No. 5, p. 42.

Selected Honors and Awards


  • Editorial Board, Emory Law Journal, 1980 – 1982.
  • Member: Atlanta Bar Association, (Sole Practitioner/Small Firm Section Board, Chair, 2007 – 2008, Chair – Elect, 2006 -2007, Secretary, 2004 – 2005; Member, Estate Planning & Probate Section.)
  • Member: Brunswick-Glynn County Bar Association 2005 -2015 (Chair, 2009; Chair-Elect, 2008).
  • Member: State Bar of Georgia (Member, Fiduciary Law Section)

Community Involvement

  •  St. Simons Island Rotary Club (Member; Co-Chair, Literacy Committee & Reading Rockets).
  • Coastal Symphony of Georgia, Inc. (Board Member; Past President)
  • Children’s Reading Foundation of Georgia, Inc. (Co-founder; Vice President; Past President).