Coca-Cola hires special advisor to fight IRS over billions in taxes

The Coca-Cola Co. said Wednesday it has hired a special advisor to help it fight the Internal Revenue Service over billions of dollars in taxes. The Atlanta-based soft-drink giant (NYSE: KO) named J. Michael Luttig, former U.S. federal judge and general counsel for The Boeing Co., to serve as counselor and special advisor to the company and its board of directors. “As a former federal judge, longtime corporate general counsel, and U.S. Department of Justice and White House official, Judge Luttig…

The Coca-Cola Co. said Wednesday it has hired a special advisor to help it fight the Internal Revenue Service over billions of dollars in taxes. The Atlanta-based soft-drink giant (NYSE: KO) named J. Michael Luttig, former U.S. federal judge and general counsel for The Boeing Co., to serve as counselor and special advisor to the company and its board of directors. “As a former federal judge, longtime corporate general counsel, and U.S. Department of Justice and White House official, Judge Luttig…

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