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William S. McKee

William S. McKee

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Bill McKee’s practice encompasses all areas of federal taxation, with special emphasis on partnership taxation. Bill served as tax legislative counsel at the US Treasury Department from 1981 to 1983. He is a member of the American Law Institute, the American College of Tax Counsel, and the National Institute for Tax Professionals.

In addition to authoring numerous articles, Bill co-authored the treatise Federal Taxation of Partnerships and Partners (Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 4th edition, 2007) as well as Structuring and Drafting Partnership Agreements: Including LLC Agreements (Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 3rd edition, 2003). He also frequently speaks on partnership taxation at seminars across the United States. Ranked in Band 1 by Chambers USA, Bill is described as “a pre-eminent expert in the tax ?eld” and “simply unparalleled in partnership taxation.” Clients praise Bill as a “clear thinker and an excellent communicator” who is client-focused and has “extraordinary technical tax

expertise.” He has been repeatedly named a leading lawyer in both Chambers USA and Chambers Global.

Bill has served as a law professor at the University of Virginia School of Law, and he has served as a visiting professor in the Graduate Tax Program at New York University School of Law. At Harvard Law School, Bill was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.

AWARDS AND AFFILIATIONS

International Whos Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers (2013)

Super Lawyers, Washington, D.C. (2013–2014)

Chambers USA, Tax (2002–2015)

Chambers Global, Tax (2000–2014)

The Best Lawyers in America (Over 20 years)

Legal 500, International Tax (2014)

Euromoneys Legal Media Groups Guide to the Worlds Leading Lawyers, The Best of the Best (2012)

Euromoneys Legal Media Groups Guide to the Worlds Leading Lawyers, Tax Advisers

ADMISSIONS

District of Columbia

EDUCATION

Harvard Law School, 1969, Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude     Yale University, 1966, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude

SERVICES

 Tax

William S. McKee is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Partnership Mergers and Divisions - Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2017, Friday, June 09, 2017
Partnership Mergers & Divisions (New York)(PowerPoint slides) - Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2017, Friday, June 09, 2017
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Partnership Mergers and Divisions - The Partnership Tax Practice Series, Tuesday, August 01, 2017
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