Liberty Tax Nabs Troutman Partner As General Counsel

Law360, New York (March 7, 2011, 7:06 PM EST) -- Liberty Tax Service last month picked up a former Troutman Sanders LLP partner to serve as the company’s general counsel and vice president of legal and government affairs.

James J. Wheaton, a 10-year partner at Troutman, joined Liberty Tax in late February, according to the company’s website.

Hired by Troutman in 2001, Wheaton chaired the firm’s mergers, acquisitions, and business ventures practice group from 2007 until his departure. He also chaired the securities and capital markets practice group for a year in 2006.

At Troutman, Wheaton...
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