Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP
Bill McNairy has an active private equity practice. He regularly assists funds with their portfolio company investments, acquisitions and fund formation matters. Bill has worked with a wide variety of investors, from small closely-held companies to large companies with international investments and funds worth hundreds of millions of dollars. He also counsels a variety of partnerships, including LLCs and real estate developers on complex, tax-related issues. Bill helps families efficiently transfer control of their businesses to the next generation of owners as it relates to income, gift and estate taxes. He also counsels foundations and the families that own them on tax-related issues that are unique to foundations.
In addition, Bill counsels businesses through complex tax saving strategies and represents clients in cases related to mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions of businesses. Bill takes an integrated approach to his practice, and often counsels on a variety of other legal issues, such as securities and environmental matters, that arise during his representation.