Partner at Plante & Moran
Bill has more than 23 years of experience working in both public accounting and industry. Bill specializes in cross-border tax planning and has extensive experience in structuring and due diligence for multinational acquisitions, seller-side strategies for multinational dispositions, cross-border partnership planning, planning for foreign-owned U.S. businesses, and post-acquisition restructuring. Bill also did a one-year rotation as the “U.S. Desk” for a “Big 4” accounting firm in Sao Paulo, Brazil. His experience includes in-depth industry experience in oil and gas exploration and production, beer brewing, bottle and container manufacturing, auto and auto supplier manufacturing, chemicals and fibers, and offshore services. Bill also has significant experience in FAS 109, U.S. international tax compliance, and transaction-related tax return disclosures.
Bill has taught the cross-border mergers and acquisition course for a “Big 4” firm, was an adjunct professor at Cooley Law School, and frequently speaks on international tax topics.