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William H. Whitehill, Jr.

William H. Whitehill, Jr.

Shareholder/Director

William Whitehill practices in the areas of taxation, civil tax controversies, real estate, commercial litigation and general business law. He also is a certified public accountant.

Education

  • Juris Doctor (University of Oklahoma, with honors, 1986)
  • Bachelor of Science (Cameron University, 1983)

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2009
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2009
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1987
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, 1986
  • Oklahoma, 1986

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Oklahoma County Bar Association
  • National Cannabis Bar Association

Awards & Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2012-2019
    • Business Organizations (including LLCs and partnerships)
    • Closely-Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Corporate Law
    • Litigation and Controversy – Tax
    • Tax Law
  • Super Lawyers, 2011-2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating

Representative Matters

  • Representation of a seller in transaction for the sale of a hospital to a tribal-owned entity
  • Representation of tribal members before the Internal Revenue Service, including certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Representation of a tribe before the IRS on employment tax issues
  • Representation of buyers and sellers in multiple of purchase transactions across various industries
  • Representation of public companies in acquisition of real estate for corporate headquarters
  • Representation of various parties in business reorganizations and mergers
  • Establishment of employee stock ownership plans
  • Representation of shareholders of a government contracting corporation in its sale to a division of a tribal corporation; negotiation and drafting of a purchase and sale agreement and various financing documents with attention to tribal sovereignty and related issues
  • Representation of lenders and borrowers in various financing transactions
  • Representation of various parties in purchase, sale, financing and development of commercial and residential real estate
  • Representation of landlords and tenants in negotiation of commercial office, retail and industrial leases

Latest News: William H. Whitehill, Jr.

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