William S. McKee
Bingham McCutchen, LLP
Bill McKee is a co-leader of Bingham’s Tax Group. His practice encompasses all areas of federal taxation, with a special emphasis on partnership taxation. He was one of the founding partners of McKee Nelson, which joined Bingham in 2009.
Bill served as tax legislative counsel at the U.S.
Treasury Department from 1981 to 1983. He is a member of the
American Law Institute, the American College of Tax Counsel and the
National Institute for Tax Professionals.
He was a law professor at the University of
Virginia School of Law from 1969 to 1981. He also was a visiting
professor in the Graduate Tax Program at the New York University
School of Law from 1975 to 1977.
Bill is co-author of the treatise Federal
Taxation of Partnerships and Partners (Warren, Gorham & Lamont,
4th edition, 2007), and also co-authored Structuring and Drafting
Partnership Agreements: Including LLC Agreements (Warren, Gorham
& Lamont, 3rd edition, 2003). He is a frequent speaker at seminars
around the country on the subject of partnership taxation and has
written numerous articles.
A graduate of Harvard Law School, he was an editor of the
Bill has been named one of the leading
practitioners in the field of taxation by Chambers Global: The
World’s Leading Lawyers for Business since 2000 and by
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business since 2002.
He is featured in the Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Advisors,
and he has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for the
last 20 years.
Admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Virginia
Harvard Law School, Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, 1969
Yale University, Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1966