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William R. Siegel

Bill Siegel is Co-Chair of the Global 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 real estate, corporate and entertainment clients on their legal structures and related transactional matters.

Concentrations

  • Creating tax-efficient legal structures for real estate, corporate and entertainment clients
  • Partnerships and limited liability companies (LLCs)
  • Negotiation of Partnership and LLC Agreements for real estate developers and investors
  • Entertainment and media finance joint ventures and related transactional matters
  • Tour Agreements
  • License Agreements
  • REITs
  • Like-kind exchange issues, including forward, reverse and tenancy-in-common structures
  • Bankruptcy tax planning
  • Equity-based compensation arrangements

Capabilities

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law, 2017-2021
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Tax - U.S. Taxes - Non-Contentious, 2019-2020
  • 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

Credentials

Educación
  • J.D., Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • M.A., Regional Studies: Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Harvard University
  • B.A., with honors, Wesleyan University
Con licencia para ejercer en
  • Florida
Idiomas
  • Russian, Conversational