WASHINGTON -- Terrill A. Hyde will replace Robert R. Wootton next week as the Treasury Department's tax legislative counsel.
In her new post, Ms. Hyde will be responsible for managing the Treasury's attorney-advisers, analyzing proposed legislation on domestic tax matters and reviewing Internal Revenue Service rulings and regulations.
Ms. Hyde has been the Treasury's deputy tax legislative counsel for regulatory affairs since July 1989. Before that, she was a partner at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering in Washington. She obtained her law degree from the University of Nebraska and is a member of the Washington bar.
Mr. Wootton will leave Treasury on Sept. 6 to become a partner at the Washington office of the law firm of Sidley & Austin. He had been a partner at Sidley & Austin's Chicago office and an adjunct tax professor at Northwestern Law School before taking the tax legislative counsel post at the Treasury in 1989.
Mr. Wootton has degrees in law and economics from Yale Law School and Oxford University. He attended Yale College as an undergraduate.