John L. Coalson Jr.

Alston & Bird LLP

Mr. John Coalson Jr.’s practice focuses on unclaimed property law and state and local tax issues. Over the course of a distinguished career in which he has been widely recognized as one of the leading practitioners in his field nationally, Mr. Coalson has advised almost half of the Fortune 100 on unclaimed property and tax matters.

He has represented dozens of major corporations in unclaimed property audits and voluntary disclosures before the administrators in Delaware, New York and more than 40 other states.

He is also one of the leading attorneys in the country in advising clients regarding unclaimed property, tax, consumer protection and other regulatory issues related to gift cards, loyalty/awards/incentive programs, discount voucher programs, virtual gift cards and other stored value/prepaid access products.

Mr. Coalson has advised more than 75 companies on the structuring of gift card programs, including retailers, restaurant operators, airlines, hotel/resort operators, vacation programs, spa and health club operators, and discount voucher sales programs. Mr. Coalson is the co-author of the BNA Unclaimed Property Portfolio, more than two dozen published articles and more than 100 technical papers on unclaimed property and tax law.


  •  University of Georgia (J.D., 1977)
  •  Emory University (B.B.A., 1974)

Bar Admissions :  Georgia


  • Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel
  • Trustee and Advisory Board, Paul Hartman State and Local Tax Forum.
  • Advisory Board, State Tax Notes
  • Advisory Board, Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives


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