Peter Wells

Peter Wells

Position: General Counsel & Head Tax
Categories: Leadership, Tax Credit Insurance, Tax Indemnity Insurance
Location: New York

Prior to joining VALE, Peter was Counsel at a large international New York law firm. While in private practice, Peter focused primarily in the fields of taxation, closely-held businesses, and exempt organizations. Peter’s experience also includes general corporate and partnership transactions. Peter’s tax practice includes federal tax matters relating to entity selection, formation, transfer of ownership, and operational issues. He also specializes in the formation of off-shore investment vehicles designed to minimize exposure to U.S. taxation.

Peter received his B.A. in history and sociology from the University of Vermont and his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School.

Peter is a member of the bar in New York and Massachusetts and is admitted to appear before the U.S. Tax Court and several U.S. federal courts.