Michelle M. Henkel Esq.

Family Services Manager & Legal Counsel
Michelle M. Henkel

Michelle M. Henkel. B.A., Rhodes College (1986); J.D., Emory University School of Law (1993). Senior Accountant, Arthur Andersen & Co. (1986-1989); Manager of Mortgage Securities, National Mortgage Co. (1989-1990); Federal Tax Controversies Associate, Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw (1993-1994); Federal Tax Controversies Associate/Partner, Alston & Bird LLP (1994-2013); Family Services Manager and Legal Counsel, Habitat for Humanity in Atlanta, Inc. (2011-present). Best Lawyers in America (2009-2012); Chambers USA (2009-2010); Georgia Super Lawyers (2006-2011); Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition (2009); Legal 500 United States (2007, 2010, 2011). American Bar Association (Section of Taxation, Banking and Savings Institution Committee, and Court Practice and Procedure Committee); Council Director, Section of Taxation of the American Bar Association (2010-2011); Chair, Banking and Savings Institution Committee of the American Bar Association's Section of Taxation (2005-2007); Tax Audits and Litigation Committee of the District of Columbia Bar (2005-2011); Section of Taxation of the Atlanta Bar Association (2005-2011, Chair 2005-2006); Atlanta Tax Forum (2001-2011); Thompson West Tax Advisory Board (2003-2005); American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (1986-2011); Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants (1996-2011). Admitted to the bars of the District of Columbia, Georgia, and Illinois; Admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court, the Eleventh and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the Supreme Court of Georgia and the Supreme Court of Illinois; Licensed as a certified public accountant (Tennessee; inactive status). Author and speaker on federal tax, with an emphasis on federal tax controversies, federal tax procedure, and attorney-client and work product privileges (1995-2010); Author of Sarbanes-Oxley: Auditor Independence, Accounting Practice & Policy Series, BNA Management, Inc. (2006).

Education:
J.D., Emory University School of Law (1993)
B.A., Rhodes College (1986)

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
5502 T.M., Sarbanes-Oxley: Auditor Independence (co-author)