A member of the firm's tax practice, Amanda Wilson concentrates on federal tax planning and structuring. She represents clients in a wide variety of complex federal tax matters with a particular emphasis on pass-through entities such as partnerships, S corporations and real estate investment trusts. Specifically, Amanda focuses on advising clients on the formation, operation, acquisition and restructuring of such pass-through entities. In addition, she regularly advises clients on the structuring and operation of private equity funds, real estate funds and timber funds.
Amanda also focuses on timber taxation and advises timberland investment management organizations. This focus includes advising on the tax issues facing foreign investors including the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA). Her experience also includes corporate planning and international tax matters, as well as federal tax controversy and litigation. Her practice before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) includes providing advice on audits and appeals, drafting protests and ruling requests, and negotiating settlements. Her litigation experience includes cases in district court, tax court and the claims court.
Prior to joining the firm, Amanda worked for Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, an Am Law 100 firm in the Atlanta office, where she was part of Sutherland’s Tax Practice Group. Amanda has also served as an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law where she taught Partnership Taxation.
- Authorized to practice before the Internal Revenue Service
- Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2014-2018
- 2018 JD Supra Reader's Choice Award
Professional Certifications, Memberships and Activities
- Member, Partnership and LLCs Committee, Tax Section, American Bar Association