J. William Rose, Jr.

J. William Rose, Jr.: Attorney with Butler Snow LLP

Biography

Bill has practiced law for over 40 years in the areas of taxation, business, estates, and white collar criminal defense. He has been recognized by Chambers USA and The Best Lawyers in America.

Distinctions

Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate/Commercial, 2014
The Best Lawyers in America Lawyer of the Year, Tax Law - Birmingham, 2014
The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation; Tax Law; Trusts and Estates
Alabama Super Lawyers, Tax, 2008-2015
•Best of the Bar, Birmingham Business Journal, 2005
Founding Director, Birmingham Bar Foundation

Civic Involvement

•Birmingham Metropolitan YMCA, Board of Directors
•Duke Alumni Club of Central Alabama, President

In the News

•Firm Ranked #2 for 2016 Healthiest Employers by BBJ
•Butler Snow Donates $50K to Birmingham Museum of Art
•18 Lawyers From Dwindling Johnston Barton Join Birmingham, Ala., Office of Butler Snow
•Butler Snow Expands Birmingham Office - 19 Attorneys Join

Areas of Practice (16)

  • Organization and Capital Formation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax
  • White Collar, Compliance and Government Investigations
  • Corporate Finance & Securities
  • Business Torts and Unfair Competition
  • Corporate Governance
  • Healthcare Regulatory and Transactions
  • Estate/Trust Fiduciary Litigation
  • Estate Administration/Probate
  • Wealth Transfer Planning (Domestic)
  • Tax Controversy
  • State and Local Tax
  • Taxation of Businesses
  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Estates and Trusts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(205) 297-2235  Phone
(205) 297-2201  Fax
www.butlersnow.com
University Attended:
Duke University, B.A., 1967
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama, J.D., 1971; New York University, L.L.M., Taxation, 1972
Year of First admission:
1971
Admission:
1971, Alabama; U.S. District Courts, Alabama: Northern, Middle; U.S. Tax Court; 11th Circuit; U.S. Court Of Appeals, 5th Circuit
Memberships:

Associations

American Bar Association

Taxation Section

Alabama Bar Association

Tax Section

Chairman

Birmingham Bar Association

President

Executive Committee

Grievance Committee

Chairman

American Health Lawyers Association

University of Alabama Federal Tax Clinic

Board of Directors

Alabama State Bar's Permanent Code (Ethics) Commission

Chairman

Reported Cases:
Experience: Practiced law for over 40 years in areas of taxation, business, estates, White Collar Criminal Defense and probate litigation.; Significant experience in probate litigation, corporate, partnership, individual and estate tax planning and transactions, business succession planning, including mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and joint ventures, and Federal and State tax litigation, including proceedings before U.S. Tax Court, the United States District Courts and Courts of Appeal.; Recent experience: Very favorably resolved substantial corporate opportunity litigation on behalf of minority shareholder plaintiff.; Represented individual before IRS and FBI accused of structuring bank deposits so as to avoid currency transaction reporting requirements: no indictment, charges dismissed.; Represented two former HealthSouth executives (not Mr. Scrushy) who were indicted separately, one of whom was acquitted on all counts after a month-long jury trial; the other's indictment was dismissed with prejudice.; Represented multiple bank officials targeted by Office of Comptroller of the Currency and U. S. Justice Department. All cases closed without indictment.; Represented brokers before S.E.C., FINRA and FBI, and conducted Sarbanes-Oxley corporate internal investigation for public Fortune 500 corporation.; Resolved favorably two U.S. Tax Court cases.; Represented companies and individuals in connection with criminal and regulatory investigations, as well as parallel civil and criminal proceedings.
ISLN:
902026764

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (4)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • J. William Rose, Jr.

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/19/14 in Corporate Commercial Law on 05/19/14

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  • J. William Rose, Jr.

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/09/14 in Estate Planning on 04/09/14

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  • J. William Rose, Jr.

    5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 04/09/14 in Corporate Investigations on 04/09/14

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  • J. William Rose, Jr.

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/09/14 in Trusts and Estates on 04/09/14

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