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William R. Siegel

Bill Siegel Shareholder; Chair, Miami Tax Practice Greenberg Traurig, P.A. 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 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 Awards & Recognition Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2014-2015 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 Education J.D., Northwestern University School of Law 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 M.A., Regional Studies: Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Harvard University B.A., with honors, Wesleyan University Admitted to Practice Florida Languages Russian, Conversational