William R. Siegel: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

William R. Siegel

Co-Chair, Miami Tax Practice
Miami,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone305.579.0820

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Practice Areas

  • Tax
     
    Contact InfoTelephone: 305.579.0820
    Fax: 305.579.0717
    http://www.gtlaw.com/People/William-R-Siegel
     
    University Wesleyan University, B.A., with honors, 1992; Harvard University, M.A., Regional Studies: Russia, Eastern Europe/Central Asia, 1996
     
    Law SchoolNorthwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1999; Coordinating Note and Comment Editor, Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business; Author, "The Law On the State Registration of Rights in Real Property: Encouraging or Deterring Foreign Investment in the Russian Federation, " Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business, Vol. 19, No. 1
     
    Admitted1999, Illinois; 2004, Florida
     
    Memberships 

    Professional & Community Involvement
    •Adjunct Professor of Taxation, University of Miami School of Law
    •Member, American Bar Association, Tax Section, Committee on Sales, Exchanges and Basis
    •Member, Florida Bar, Tax Section

     
    LanguagesRussian, Conversational
     
    BornJune 23, 1970
     
    Biography

    Bill Siegel is Chair of the Miami Tax Practice. His practice focuses on real estate, corporate and entertainment joint ventures. His areas of expertise include all aspects of partnership taxation, S corporations and real estate issues.

    Areas of Concentration
    •Partnerships and limited liability companies (LLCs)
    •Negotiation of Partnership and LLC Agreements for developers, investors and entrepreneurs
    •Entertainment joint ventures
    •License Agreements
    •Tax-efficient structures for joint ventures
    •REITs
    •Funds
    •Bankruptcy tax planning
    •Passive loss rules
    •Equity-based compensation arrangements
    •Like-kind exchange issues, including forward, reverse and tenancy in common structures
    •IRS private letter rulings

    Awards & Recognition
    •Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2014

    Articles, Publications, & Lectures

    Articles
    •Author, Treatment of LLCs Under the Passive Loss Rules - Getting It Straight, Real Estate Taxation, 4th Quarter, 2009
    •Author, New Procedure on Taxation of Dual-Use Property Governs Interaction of Sections 121 and 1031, Journal of Taxation, May 2005
    •Co-Author, Reform or Replace Subchapter S: Small Steps versus Radical Action, Business Entities, July/August 2004

    Speeches
    •Speaker, Structuring Like-Kind Exchanges: Recent Developments & Traps for the Unwary, Florida Accounting & Business Expo, Fort Lauderdale, September 29, 2006
    •Speaker, Structuring Like-Kind Exchanges: Recent Developments & Traps for the Unwary, Florida Accounting & Business Expo, Orlando, June 2, 2006
    •Speaker, Federal Income Tax Developments Affecting Partnerships, S Corporations and Individuals, FICPA - Broward County Chapter, Fort Lauderdale, January 17, 2006
    •Speaker, Like-Kind Exchanges Involving FCC Licenses and Other Intangible Property, ABA Tax Section - Committee on Sales, Exchanges and Basis, San Francisco, September 17, 2005
    •Speaker, Accounting Methods - Tips and Traps for the Unwary, Florida Atlantic University School of Accounting, Fort Lauderdale, June 25, 2005
    •Speaker, Federal Income Tax Developments Affecting Closely-Held Businesses, FICPA - Broward County Chapter, Fort Lauderdale, February 15, 2005
    •Speaker, Tax Aspects of a Closely-Held Business, Florida Atlanta University College of Business, Fort Lauderdale, June 11, 2004
    •Speaker, Assessing Tenancy in Common Programs - The Impact of Revenue Procedure 2002-22, Conference on Credit Tenant Leases & Synthetic Lease Structures, Institute for International Research, New York City, October 17, 2003
    •Speaker, Recent Developments in Section 1031 Tax Deferred Real Estate Exchanges, Conference on Credit Tenant Lease & Net Lease Transactions, New York City, March 27, 2003

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    01.07.08 Greenberg Traurig, LLP Names New Shareholders: Class of 2008 is More than 50 Percent Minorities/Women

     
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    Office Information

    William R. Siegel

    333 SE 2nd Avenue, Suite 4400
    MiamiFL 33131




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