William Townshend

William’s practice focuses primarily on estate planning, estate and trust administration, charitable planning, business succession planning, and related tax and transactional matters.

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William’s practice focuses primarily on estate planning, estate and trust administration, charitable planning, business succession planning, and related tax and transactional matters. Will has experience in the preparation of wills and trusts, including the development of complex estate plans for high net-worth individuals. He also has experience counseling clients on both tax and non-tax issues related to transferring closely-held business interests, developing lifetime charitable giving plans, and representing taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service.

Will previously worked for an international law firm where he specialized in estate planning and private client services. Prior to that position, he served as a law clerk to Judge Richard Morrison of the United States Tax Court.

Will is a current member of the ABA Tax Section and a former member of the Virginia Journal of International Law, where he served as an editor of the VJIL DigestWill graduated summa cum laude from George Washington University before earning his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2016.

 

EDUCATION

George Washington University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2011)
University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2016)