Timothy Jessell: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Timothy Jessell

McLean,  VA  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate & Securities
Contact InfoTelephone: 703.749.1309
Fax: 703.714.8309
University University of Virginia, B.S., Accounting, 1979
Law SchoolGeorgetown University Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 1984
Admitted1984, District of Columbia; 2000, Virginia
Memberships American Bar Association (Member, Tax Section); District of Columbia Bar (Member, Federal Income Tax Section).

BornPittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 8, 1957

Timothy J. Jessell has represented and advised individuals, publicly-traded and closely-held corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and other business entities in connection with mergers and acquisitions for 20 years. His experience includes various corporate transactions, including statutory mergers, asset purchases, tax-free spin-offs, reverse subsidiary mergers and stock redemption transactions, corporate liquidations and upstream mergers.

Areas of Concentration

· Mergers and acquisitions involving corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies

· Employment agreements and executive compensation

· Advice regarding licensing agreements and other intellectual property transactions involving technology companies

· Shareholder agreements, limited liability company operating agreements and partnership agreements

· Real estate acquisitions, exchanges, syndications and other real estate transactions

· Federal and state tax controversy matters

Professional & Community Involvement

· Certified Public Accountant

· Elijah Watt Sells Award for Distinction on the CPA exam

· Member, American Bar Association, Tax Section

· Member, District of Columbia Bar, Federal Income Tax Section

· Beta Alpha Psi

Awards & Recognition

· Listed, Greater Washington Legal Elite, SmartCEO, 2009-2010

· Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5

Professional Experience

Significant Representations

· Advised shareholders and corporations regarding structuring the sale, and merger and acquisition of information technology service companies throughout the United States, including both taxable and nontaxable transactions.

· Represented individuals and companies in tax controversy matters involving state tax authorities and the IRS, including representation of clients before the U.S. Tax Court.

· Advised several large closely-held corporations with more than $100 million in revenue and international operations on conversion from C corporation to S corporation status.

Publications & Presentations

Articles, Lectures & Publications


· Regular speaker and writer on various tax matters


· Instructor on the S corporation taxation, George Washington University Law School


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Office Information

Timothy Jessell

1750 Tysons Boulevard, Suite 1200
McLeanVA 22102


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