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Bingham

Bingham

Bill McKee

Partner

As of November 24, 2014 practicing with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.

Bill McKee’s practice encompasses all areas of federal taxation, with a special emphasis on partnership taxation. He was one of the founding partners of McKee Nelson, which joined Bingham in 2009.

Bill served as tax legislative counsel at the U.S. 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.

Bill was a law professor at the University of Virginia School of Law from 1969 to 1981. He also was a visiting professor in the Graduate Tax Program at New York University School of Law from 1975 to 1977.

Bill is co-author of the treatise Federal Taxation of Partnerships and Partners (Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 4th edition, 2007) and also co-authored Structuring and Drafting Partnership Agreements: Including LLC Agreements (Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 3rd edition, 2003). He is a frequent speaker at seminars across the United States on the subject of partnership taxation and has written numerous articles. 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.” Bill has repeatedly been named a leading lawyer in the publication as well as in Chambers Global.

A graduate of Harvard Law School, he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.

Events

  • Speaker, Partnership Mergers and Divisions, Practising Law Institute’s Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2014, New York (May 21, 2014)
  • Speaker, 24th Annual Partnership Tax Institute, National Institute of Tax Professionals, Las Vegas, Nev. (Oct. 17-19, 2012)
  • Speaker, Practising Law Institute’s Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2012, New York (May 22-23, 2012)

Awards & Honors

  • International Who’s Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers (2013)
  • Super Lawyers, Washington, D.C. (2013–2014)
  • Chambers USA, Tax (2002–2014)
  • Chambers Global, Tax (2000–2014)
  • The Best Lawyers in America (Over 20 years)
  • Legal 500, International Tax (2014)
  • Euromoney’s Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers, The Best of the Best (2012)
  • Euromoney’s Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers, Tax Advisers

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