Sonny Wiegand holds a B.A. in History from Tulane University School of Arts & Sciences (1970), a J.D. from Tulane University School of Law (1972), and an LL.M.-Taxation from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law (1977). He has practiced law since 1972, focusing on business law and tax-related issues since 1977. He has continuously served on the board of directors of several companies of varying sizes for over 15 years.