John J. Weiler

Mr. Weiler is engaged in all areas of tax practice with a particular emphasis on tax litigation, state and local tax matters, employee benefit plans (pension and welfare) for public and private employers, business, financial and estate planning and U.S. taxation of foreign investors.

Upon graduation for law school Mr. Weiler was employed as a trial attorney with the Chief Counsel’s Office, Internal Revenue Service, in Washington, D.C.  While in D.C. Mr. Weiler was awarded a Masters of Law Degree with a major in Taxation from the George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

He is licensed by the Louisiana State Bar Association as both a Board Certified Tax Attorney and a Board Certified Estate Planning and Administration Specialist.

Honors & Affiliations: 

Mr. Weiler is a past chairman of the Section on Taxation, Louisiana State Bar Association, past president of the New Orleans Estate Planning Council and the past president of the Association of Employee Benefit Planners of New Orleans. He is a past director of the National Association of Estate Planning Councils and the National Association of Estate Planners.  Mr. Weiler is a member of the American Bar Association, and the Louisiana Bar Association Tax Section.

He is listed in the professional directories titled “Who’s Who Among American Lawyers” and “The Best Lawyers in America.”  Mr. Weiler has also been recognized as a 2010, 2011 and 2012 Louisiana Super Lawyer and as a Top Lawyer by New Orleans Magazine.  During his professional career, Mr. Weiler has authored various tax articles and he is a frequent speaker at professional seminars.

New Orleans Office



Practice Areas:

Bar Admissions:

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Louisiana
  • Nebraska
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Eastern District of L.A.


  • George Washington University, LL.M. (taxation)
  • Creighton University, J.D.
  • Law Review
  • Articles Editor
  • President -SBA
  • University of Minnesota, B.S.