Bill Joseph is a member of the firm’s Business and Finance Practice Group. Bill focuses his practice on transactional tax matters, counseling clients on domestic and international corporate mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, and joint ventures. He also regularly represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service and state departments of revenue. Industries in which Bill has represented clients include airlines, telecommunications, food manufacturers, insurance, banking and financial services, health care, technology, commercial and residential real estate development and venture capital.
by Derek Major, Law 360.com, April 25, 2019
Proposed Border Adjustment Tax
Atlanta International Tax Study Group, April 2017
Taxation of Dividend Equivalent Payments under IRC Sec. 871(m) and New Proposed Regulations
Atlanta International Tax Study Group, 2014
An Overview of Proposed FATCA (Chapter 4) Regulations
Atlanta International Tax Study Group, 2012
Law Firm Partnership Agreements
Atlanta Bar Association Managing Partner Committee, 2012
Tax Issues in Acquisitions of Distressed Debt
Client Lunch & Learn, January 2012
Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Property Through Real Estate Investment Trusts
Atlanta International Tax Study Group, 2008
Acquisitions of Troubled Companies
Joint Program with Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin, 2002
Mergers & Acquisitions for Middle Market
Fulcrum Information Services Business & Tax Seminar, 2002
Fulcrum Information Services Business & Tax Seminar, 2001
Bill lives in Sandy Springs, Georgia with his wife, Helene and their Shetland Sheepdog, Cooper. Although Bill is a New York native and started his legal practice with a large firm in Boston, Massachusetts, Bill is an avid Atlanta sports fan, having raised his family in Atlanta. Since moving to Atlanta, Bill has been an active University of Pennsylvania alumnus, interviewing high school students applying to Penn. For many years, Bill spent most of his free time following his three sons’ exploits in baseball from youth baseball to college. Now that their baseball careers are over, he is looking for new hobbies (tennis and hiking being current contenders).
Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
Georgia Trend Magazine Legal Elite (2012, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018)
Georgia Super Lawyers® (2019-20)
Late in the evening on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, the United States Senate unanimously passed H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or the “CARES Act”. The CARES Act is expected to be approved by a vote in the House and be signed by President Trump on Friday, March 27, 2020.
ATLANTA—Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys Dan Douglass and Bill Joseph were recently honored in the 2020 Georgia Super Lawyers magazine.
ATLANTA—Georgia Trend magazine has selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney William M. (Bill) Joseph as one of its 2019 Legal Elite. This is the sixth time Joseph has earned the Legal Elite honor.