Michael Petrik

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Michael T. Petrik is a partner and past-chair of Alston & Bird’s State and Local Tax Practice Group, which focuses on multistate tax planning and controversies.  In addition to being a frequent lecturer on such issues before professional groups, including the Council On State Taxation, Tax Executives Institute, and the National Tax Association, Mr. Petrik has authored or contributed to articles appearing in the AICPA Tax Insider, Journal of State Taxation, State Tax Notes, The State & Local Tax Portfolio Series, Corporate Business Taxation Monthly, Sales & Use Tax Alert, Software Taxation Newsletter and Southeastern Tax Alert.  He is a member of the editorial advisory board of State Income Tax Alert and has also been the Georgia correspondent for State Tax Notes.  

Mr. Petrik is listed in Who’s Who in America, Georgia Super Lawyers, The Best Lawyers in America, Georgia Trend’s “Legal Elite,” and Chambers USA as one of America’s Leading Tax Lawyers.  Prior to teaching a course on state and local taxation at Georgia State University, he was an instructor at the Atlanta Law School, where he taught courses on constitutional law and federal income taxation.  He received his B.A. degree, with honors, in economics and his B.S. degree, with honors, in business in 1979 from Eastern Illinois University and his J.D. degree in 1983 from Duke University School of Law.

Education: 
J.D., Duke University School of Law (1983)
B.S., B.A., Eastern Illinois University (1979) with honors

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
2050 T.M., Georgia Corporate Taxes (co-author)
1800 T.M., State Taxation of Banks and Financial Institutions (CA, IL, NY, TN) (co-author)