Henry G. Will

Henry G. Will: Attorney with Conner & Winters, LLP AV stamp icon
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Biography

Henry Will has practiced in the areas of Estate Planning and Exempt Organizations for over 48 years.

In estate planning he specializes in complex estate plans of all sizes and has represented individual and family clients with large estates, businesses, special needs and complex situations throughout the United States. In this representation he has prepared and helped implement many revocable trusts, family partnerships and limited liability companies, charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts, qualified plan beneficiary designation arrangements, grantor retained annuity trusts, intra-family loans and sales to grantor trusts among other planning vehicles. Mr. Will has represented his clients not only in planning but also through Internal Revenue Service audits in connection with family CPAs and financial advisors.

With respect to exempt organizations, Mr. Will has worked for over 45 years with private family foundations, public charities and major, international tax exempt organizations located in Tulsa and other cities in the United States. He has assisted such organizations in obtaining and maintaining tax exempt status with representation before the IRS, and in advising and preparing legal documents for their governance and regular operations that require knowledge of tax laws and regulations and other relevant laws. Mr. Will’s clients include several charitable and tax exempt organizations with donors and activities located throughout the United States and abroad.

Mr. Will has been listed for many years in The Best Lawyers in America (Tax Law, Trusts and Estates) as well as Oklahoma Super Lawyers (Estate Planning & Probate, Tax, Non-Profit) and is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

Honors & Recognitions

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Trusts & Estates, Taxation), each year since the inception of the publication in 1983

Listed in Oklahoma Super Lawyer (Estate Planning & Probate, Tax, Non-Profit) since inception in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Bar Review Faculty (Wills and Trusts)

University of Tulsa Adjunct Professor of Law 1970 - 1982

Has spoken at numerous seminars sponsored by Oklahoma Bar Association, Tulsa County Bar Association and St. John Medical Center Foundation on estate planning, trusts, distributions from qualified plans, and related topics.

Dillon International, Inc. - Board Chairman

Center for the Physically Limited Board - past President

Osteopathic Founders Foundation Board of Directors

Tulsa Community Foundation - past Trustee

Tulsa Opera - past President

2009 Journal Record Leadership In Law Award honoree

News

•Conner & Winters lawyers donate time, expertise to help children
TULSA PEOPLE , 12.01.2018
•Congratulations to the 59 lawyers from Conner & Winters who were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019.
08.15.2018
•58 Conner & Winters Attorneys Named to 2018 Best Lawyers in America List
08.15.2017

Other Distinctions:

· Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (Trusts & Estates, Taxation), each year since the inception of the publication in 1983

· Listed in Oklahoma Super Lawyer (Estate Planning & Probate, Tax, Non-Profit)

· Oklahoma Bar Review Faculty (Wills and Trusts)

· University of Tulsa Adjunct Professor of Law 1970 - 1982

· Has spoken at numerous seminars sponsored by Oklahoma Bar Association, Tulsa County Bar Association and St. John Medical Center Foundation on estate planning, trusts, distributions from qualified plans, and related topics.

· Dillon International, Inc. - Chairman

· Center for the Physically Limited Board of Directors and past President

· Osteopathic Founders Foundation Board of Directors

· St. John Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors

· Tulsa Community Foundation Trustee

· Tulsa Opera President

· 2009 Journal Record Leadership In Law Award honoree

Industry Expertise

· Church and Nonprofit Organizations

· Tax-Exempt Organizations

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Tax
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Wills, Trusts and Estates
  • Church and Nonprofit Organizations

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(918) 586-5690  Phone
(918) 586-8690  Fax
www.cwlaw.com
University Attended:
Yale University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1962
Law School Attended:
Yale University, J.D., 1965; Yale University, LL.B., 1965
Year of First Admission:
1965
Admission:
1986, U.S. Tax Court; 1965, Colorado; 1966, Oklahoma; 1991, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:

Community & Professional

Tulsa County Bar Association

Oklahoma Bar Association

American Bar Association

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Fellow

Birth Information:
Hutchinson, Kansas, May 25, 1940
ISLN:
902754780

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0
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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Tulsa, Oklahoma

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