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Fred Burton Weil

Tax Attorney at San Francisco, CA

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  • State Years
    California - CA 55 years
    Illinois - IL 56 years
  • Licensed for 55 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1969
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 56 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1967
    Voluntarily Inactive No misconduct found

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Practice areas
  1. Lawsuits and disputes
    My practice primarily involves internal corporate disputes within closely held corporations as well as shareholder disputes involving such corporations. Where possible, I seek non-litigated resolutions but work with litigation partners where needed.

  2. Tax
    I handle a full range of federal tax matters involving individuals, partnerships, corporations and tax exempt organizations, including audits, appeals and Tax Court proceedings. I also provide tax planning for inbound foreign investors.

  3. Business
    I provide outside general counsel-type services to companies covering a full range of issues including business contracts, license agreements and other commercial agreements.

  4. Mergers and acquisitions
    My primary in mergers and acquisitions is to develop tax efficient strategies to achieve the clients' goals.

  5. Partnership
    I counsel professional partnerships, and particular law partnerships, on governance, compensation and tax issues.


Hanson, Bridgett, Marcus, Vlahos & Rudy, LLP
425 Market Street 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94105

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AVVO RATING 9.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Hanson Bridgett, LLP
  • 1994 - Present


  • University of Chicago Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1967
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1964


  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A

Honors and Awards

  • Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2007
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  • Tax Law Review
  • "Still Opportunities for S Corporation Elections to be Effective for 2014," co-author
  • 2015
  • Tax Law Alert
  • "Taxpayers Must File FBARs By June 30, 2015," co-author
  • 2015
  • Tax Law Alert
  • "FBAR Filing Fiascos Forthcoming? Blame Congress – Not the IRS," co-author
  • 2015
  • Tax Law Review
  • Uniform Gifts to Minors Act–Some Second Thoughts on Its Usefulness as an Estate Planning Tool
  • 1977
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San Francisco Tax Lawyer Fred Burton Weil
Fred Burton Weil
Tax Attorney
San Francisco, CA
Licensed for 56 years