William J. Newman Jr.

Counsel

804.697.4153 (p)
804.697.6153 (f)
wnewman@cblaw.com

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

American Bar Association

Virginia Bar Association

The Bar Association of the City of Richmond

Community Involvement

• Mr. Newman has served as a director and trustee for a variety of charitable organizations, as well as being active in a number of civic and political organizations.

William J. Newman Jr. devotes most of his efforts to coordinating the array of tax-related services the firm provides.  A CPA as well as an attorney, Mr. Newman has had extensive experience structuring highly sophisticated business transactions.  In addition, as the former chair of Christian & Barton's Tax department, he serves as a valuable resource to the firm's tax-exempt bond, real estate and estate planning sections.

Representative Consultation Activities

  • Represent individual buyers and sellers of stock and/or assets of businesses.
  • Represent business entities in mergers and acquisitions.
  • Represent business owners and key employees in connection with the transfer of ownership and control of businesses.
  • Represent individuals and business entities before the Internal Revenue Service
  • Assist individuals with estate and gift tax planning matters.
  • Assist small business owners in the design and implementation of equity based compensation arrangements for key employees.
  • Assist small business owners with business succession planning.
  • Assist tax-exempt organizations in maintaining tax qualified status.
  • Assist professionals in the formation and dissolution of professional partnerships and corporations.

Select Presentations

  • Presentations at American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Virginia State Bar seminars on a variety of tax-related topics.
 

Practice Areas

Taxation
Estate Planning
Business Succession Planning

Education

Boston College Law School, J.D., 1973

Boston College, B.A., 1970

Admissions

• Virginia
• Maine

Recognitions

Legal Elite (Virginia Business)
• Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder Law, 2009-2012