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William Paul Bowers

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Practice Areas

Tax. Bill focuses on federal income tax planning for complex business transactions involving corporations, partnerships and real estate investment trusts.


Bill Bowers focuses on tax planning for complex oil and gas transactions and business combinations through partnerships. He served as senior counsel in the Office of Tax Policy of the Treasury Department; responsibilities included administrative guidance and legislative initiatives for partnerships. He also is the Co-Author of Texas Limited Liability Companies, Form and Practice Manual, Data Trace Publishing Company and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Law at Georgetown University and The University of Texas.

Professional Memberships

Former Chair, Taxation Section of State Bar of Texas and Dallas Bar Association; Fellow American College of Tax Counsel.


LLM, Tax, Georgetown University (1979); JD, Southern Methodist University (1975); BBA, with honors, Texas A&M University (1972).