Through more than 20 years of practicing law, William J. Sanders has developed broad tax expertise in corporate, partnership, limited liability company, complex business transactions and workout/bankruptcy issues. Clients range from Fortune 100 companies to family-owned and tax-exempt organizations. He is chairman of the firm’s Tax practice group and is also a licensed CPA in the state of Missouri.
Mr. Sanders regularly represents clients in implementing tax-advantaged structures for all types of business transactions including complex mergers and acquisitions, real estate and limited liability/partnership transactions, joint ventures, workouts in and outside of bankruptcy and business succession/wealth planning matters.
Mr. Sanders also regularly represents clients nationwide before the Internal Revenue Service at all levels including audits, the Appeals Division and in court.
Mr. Sanders has also worked extensively on tax matters in the CMBS area relating to Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduits (REMIC) and other real estate based investment pools and has been involved in formulating and drafting industry related legislative and regulatory changes to the REMIC rules.