William E.


Wes serves clients in federal income tax matters, including domestic and international tax planning and transactional matters involving partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations.  He advises publicly traded and private corporations, including S corporations, in both taxable and nontaxable mergers and acquisitions. In addition, Wes represents businesses and individuals in federal tax controversies, defending them in IRS audits and matters before the IRS Office of Appeals and the U.S. Tax Court.

Wes previously served as an adjunct professor at Georgia State University College of Law, where he taught a course on Business Taxation.

  • LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law
  • J.D., cum laude, The University of Mississippi School of Law, Editorial Staff, Mississippi Law Journal
  • M.Acc., University of Georgia
  • B.B.A., University of Georgia
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  • Georgia

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