Alston & Bird LLP has named
In announcing the appointment,
Mr. Wheeler is co-author of Taxation of Financial Institutions, published by Mathew Bender and was the primary author of the Bank Income Tax Return Manual published by Warren, Gorham & Lamont from 1987 through 1994. In addition he is a frequent contributor to various tax publications, authoring or co-authoring numerous articles on subjects including hedging rules, implementation of the mark to market provisions, and capital gains conversion transactions.
Mr. Wheeler received his B.S. and J.D. from the University of Wisconsin and an LL.M in Taxation from Georgetown University. He is a member of the American Bar Association where he served as Chairman of the Tax Section’s Banking and Savings Institutions Committee from 1991 to 1993.
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