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V.M. Wheeler, III

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V.M. Wheeler, III, American lawyer. Bar: Louisiana 1984, United States District Court (eastern district) Louisiana 1984, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1984, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1993.

Background

III, V.M. Wheeler, was born on April 26, 1958 in New Orleans. Son of Virgil M. Junior and Gloria Ann (DeGruy) W.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Loyola University, New Orleans, 1978. Master of Business Administration, Southern Methodist University, 1979. Juris Doctor, Tulane University, 1984.

Career

Associate, corporation finance department Howard Weil Labouisse Friedrichs, Incorporated, New York Orleans, 1982-1983, assistant vice president, 1983-1984. Associate Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre, 1984-1986. Vice president corporation finance department Shearson Lehman Hutton Incorporated, New York York City and Dallas, 1986-1990.

Vice president Kidder, Peabody & Company, Incorporated, New York York City, Houston, 1990-1991. Managing director corporation finance group Price Waterhouse, Houston, 1991-1992. Director corporation finance group Nationsbanc Capital Markets, Inc., 1992-1994.

With investment banking group Cain Brothers & Company, 1994-1997. Partner Kendrick & Wheeler, Limited liability partnership, New Orleans, 1995-1999. Sole practice, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Bar: Louisiana 1984, United States District Court (eastern district) Louisiana 1984, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1984, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1993.

Membership

Member LaPlace (Louisiana) Drainage District, since 1995. Member citizens task force Jefferson Parish Hospital Service District, 1997-1998. Member Governor's Economic Development Commission, State of Louisiana, 1986.

Member advisory board Associate Catholic Charities Adult Group Homes, 1982-1983. Board directors Bright School, 1983-1986, 95—. Member public advocacy committee New Orleans committee National Alzheimer's Association, 1995.

Member American Bar Association (vice chair elder rights committee), Louisiana Bar Association, New Orleans Bar Association, National Transportation Safety Board Bar Association, Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, Blue Key, Beta Gamma Sigma. Beta Alpha Psi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, skiing, flying, tennis.

Connections

father:
Virgil M. W. Junior

mother:
Gloria Ann (DeGruy) W.