Governor Sandoval Appoints Thom Sheets to Tax Commission

Thomas Sheets has been appointed to the Nevada Tax Commission by Governor Brian Sandoval.LAS VEGAS – Thomas Sheets, an attorney at McDonald Carano Wilson LLP and former general counsel of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, has been appointed to the Nevada Tax Commission by Governor Brian Sandoval.

This appointment marks Sheets’ return to the Nevada Tax Commission, where he served as chair for six years before leaving to work for the FERC.

“I’m incredibly honored that Governor Sandoval has reappointed me to this body,” Sheets said. “There are many critical important issues that will be coming before the tax commission in the near future, and I look forward to ensuring tax policy is implemented fairly and consistently in Nevada.”

Sheets, who practices primarily in the areas of tax and energy law, is also former Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Southwest Gas Corporation, the fifth-largest stand-alone local distribution gas utility in the United States.

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