||William S. McKee is one of the founding partners of McKee Nelson LLP. His practice encompasses all areas of federal taxation, with a special emphasis on partnership taxation. Prior to founding the firm in November 1999, Mr. McKee was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of King & Spalding, which he joined in 1983. Mr. McKee served as Tax Legislative Counsel at the U.S. Treasury Department from 1981-1983.
He is a member of the American Law Institute, the American College of Tax Counsel, and the National Institute for Tax Professionals. Mr. McKee was a Law Professor at the University of Virginia School of Law from 1969-1981. He also was a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Tax Program at the New York University School of Law from 1975-1977.
He is a co-author of all editions of the treatise Federal Taxation of Partnerships and Partners (Warren, Gorham & Lamont), and also co-authored Federal Taxation of Partnerships and Partners: Structuring and Drafting Agreements (Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 3d edition, 1993). Mr. McKee is a frequent speaker at seminars around the country on the subject of partnership taxation and has written numerous articles.
A 1966 cum laude graduate of Yale University, Mr. McKee received a J.D., magna cum laude, in 1969 from the Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. Mr. McKee has been named one of the leading practitioners in the field of taxation by Chambers Global - The World's Leading Lawyers for Business since 2000 and by Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business since 2002. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for the last 20 years.