Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP
Howard Williams primarily represents privately held companies and their shareholders. His practice includes representation in connection with corporate planning and tax strategies, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, complex tax issues, contract negotiation and document preparation.
Howard also advises on management incentive plans, employee stock ownership plans and corporate finance for closely held companies. He represents clients in tax disputes or controversies before the Internal Revenue Service and North Carolina Department of Revenue.
Before joining Brooks Pierce, Howard worked for the Office of Chief Counsel for the United States Treasury, Washington, D.C. as a tax specialist and litigator. He is a representative to the Southeastern Liaison Committee to the Internal Revenue Service.