Biography

Margaret Wilson is a founding member of the Wilson Law Group LLC, resident in its central New Jersey office.  Ms. Wilson is admitted to the bars of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.  Ms. Wilson’s practice focuses on state and local taxation, including state and local tax controversies, multistate tax planning, and the state and local tax aspects of reorganizations and M&A.  She has previously been a partner with two national law firms and Associate General Counsel for Verizon Communications in charge of state and local taxation.  Ms. Wilson frequently lectures and writes on state and local taxation topics, with articles in publications including State Tax Notes, the Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives (for which she also previously served on the Editorial Board), the ABA State and Local Tax Lawyer, the ABA Tax Lawyer, , and the T.E.I. Tax Executive.  She also authors the Corporation Business Tax and Sales and Use Tax chapters of the New Jersey Tax Handbook (American Lawyer Media).  Ms. Wilson received her J.D. with honors from the University of Michigan Law School, her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law, and her B.A. with honors from the University of Michigan.  She previously served as the President of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation, as a Vice Chair of the American Bar Association State and Local Tax Committee, as the Chair of the Taxation Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association, and as a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Tax Court.  She is a member of the advisory board of the Paul J. Hartman State and Local Tax Forum.