Biography

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 field” 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