William R. Siegel

William R. Siegel


Bill Siegel is Co-Chair of the Global Tax Practice and Chair of the Miami Tax Practice. He focuses on real estate, corporate and entertainment joint ventures. He has structured and negotiated complex joint ventures throughout the world and has wide-ranging experience advising clients on partnership taxation, S corporations and real estate issues.


  • Partnerships and limited liability companies (LLCs)
  • Negotiation of Partnership and LLC Agreements for developers, investors and entrepreneurs
  • Entertainment joint ventures
  • License Agreements
  • Tax-efficient structures for joint ventures
  • REITs
  • Funds
  • Bankruptcy tax planning
  • Passive loss rules
  • Equity-based compensation arrangements
  • Like-kind exchange issues, including forward, reverse and tenancy in common structures
  • IRS private letter rulings
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Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law, 2017-2018
  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide
    • "Up and Coming," 2014-2015
    • "Recognized Practitioner," 2016
  • Member, American Bar Association, Tax Section, Committee on Sales, Exchanges and Basis
  • Member, Florida Bar, Tax Section


  • J.D., Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
    • Coordinating Note and Comment Editor, Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business
    • Author, "The Law On the State Registration of Rights in Real Property: Encouraging or Deterring Foreign Investment in the Russian Federation," Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business, Vol. 19, No. 1
  • M.A., Regional Studies: Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Harvard University
  • B.A., with honors, Wesleyan University
  • Florida
  • Russian, Conversational