Lee Stephens started his own firm in June 2012 to focus on helping Virginians to... more
Lee Stephens started his own firm in June 2012 to focus on helping Virginians to conserve their land and realize tax benefits. He represents land trusts as well as landowners. Litigation is a growing part of his practice as the more nuanced aspects of conservation donations are challenged. Lee was a shareholder with Spotts Fain and an associate with Williams Mullen. Real property law, tax... view profile
Ms. Williams is chair of the Recruiting Committee for the Virginia Beach office. She... more
Ms. Williams is chair of the Recruiting Committee for the Virginia Beach office. She is a member of the firms Transportation Logistics Industry Service Group, Private Equity Group, Mergers and Acquisitions Group and the Womens Initiative. She is the head of Associate Education and Development for the Corporate Section. Ms. Williams currently serves on the board of trustees for the Virginia A... view profile
I am an associate in Newport News office of Kaufman & Canoles. My practice centers... more
I am an associate in Newport News office of Kaufman & Canoles. My practice centers around advising owners, directors, and officers of closely-held businesses and corporations on the tax implications of various business decisions and transactions. I help my clients analyze, plan for, and resolve tax-related issues with respect to: Business formation Mergers, acquisitions, and divisio... view profile
Tax attorneys understand the interplay of different tax laws and regulations, and in planning strategies to minimize people's tax liabilities. Many tax laws are written by lawyers for lawyers, and as such are very difficult to understand. There are also many different types of taxes and tax laws–for example, income taxes, corporate and business taxes, death taxes, property taxes, estate and gift taxes, sales taxes, and international taxes. Sometimes taxes are based on an inflated or incorrect value the government has placed on an entity or activity. Tax attorneys will help you challenge the value or the tax itself, and help you reduce your taxes through careful planning.