William Ross Mitchell

Associate
Washington, DC

William Mitchell is an associate in the firm’s Real Estate Department, focusing his practice on real estate tax matters. His experience includes representing real estate developers and investors in tax credit finance transactions, fund formations and capital raises, and real estate acquisition and disposition transactions. In conjunction therewith, his experience includes coordinating and facilitating transaction closings, drafting and negotiating governance documents, and advising on variety tax structures for real estate development projects and real estate acquisitions and dispositions (e.g., forward and reverse like-kind exchanges, opportunity zone investments, structuring complex equity waterfalls in accordance with Subchapter K, and advising more generally on partnership tax, Subchapter S, and income tax issues). William has also facilitated opportunity zone investments and capitalizations from conception to close by advising clients on opportunity zone rules and transaction structures, drafting applicable transaction documents, and facilitating transaction closings.

William thoroughly enjoys assisting real estate developers, private equity fund managers, and real estate investors, visualize a real estate development and investing strategy and execute such strategy in a tax efficient manner.

Credentials 

Education

University of Florida, Frederic G. Levin College of Law (LL.M., Taxation, 2019)

University of Alabama School of Law (J.D., 2018)
Law Review Editor, The Journal of the Legal Profession

Auburn University (B.S., Economics, 2014)

Admissions

Alabama

Not admitted to practice in the District of Columbia

Louisiana (inactive)