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WILLIAM BROWN, American Lawyer, Partner of MEISSNER & TIERNEY, S.C., specializing in the field of Associations; State Bar of Wisconsin. Corporate, Securities, Acquisitions, Estate Planning, Real Estate.


BROWN, WILLIAM was born on March 5, 1955 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States.


University of Wisconsin (Bachelor of Arts, with honors, 1977). Harvard Law School (Juris Doctor, cum laude. Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi.

Omicron Delta Epsilon. Clerk to The Honorable Myron L. Gordon, United States. District Judge, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1980-1982.


Working as a partner of MEISSNER & TIERNEY, S.C. Admitted to the bar, 1980, Wisconsin and United States. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin. 1985, District of Columbia.

1988, United States. Tax Court. 1989, Virginia and United States. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin.

1990, United States. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia. Major clients of WILLIAM BROWN: Counsel FOR: Journal Communications, Inc: Journal/Sentinel, Inc, Andrews/Mautner, Inc. Galland Henning Nopak.

Inc; Matex, Inc, Wiscold, Inc. Tommy Bartlett, Inc. Ogden & Co. Inc; Specialty Underwnters.

Inc.; Carbon Engineering Corporation. Richards & Tierney. Inc. Wayne Pigment Corp City of Brookfield.

Maintenance Management Corp, Quality Candy Shoppes, Inc. LOCAL Counsel FOR. Marshall Field's. David Brown Gear Industries, Ltd., Batus, Inc.

Armco Insurance Group, The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. Allstate Insurance Company.


  • Other Work

    • 'A Paradox: Why Does the Federal Tax Law Penalize United States Taxpayers Who Observe the Boycott of South Africa by United States Allies?" 42 Tax Lawyer 211 (1989). "The IRS Narrows the UBIT Royalty Exclusion," 1 J. of Taxation of Exempt Organizations 20 (1989). The Realities of Presidential Succession: The Emperor Has No Clones’," 75 Georgetown L.J. 1389.

      "Warrantless Physical Searches for Foreign Intelligence Purposes: Executive Order 12,333 and the Fourth Amendment," 35 Catholic U.L. Rev. 97 (1985). Attorney-Advisor, Office of Intelligence Policy and Review, United States. Justice Department, 1982-1985.


Milwaukee, Federal and American (Member, Taxation Section) Bar Associations. The District of Columbia Bar. Virginia State Bar; Sta te Bar of Wisconsin.

Federal and State Taxation, Tax Litigation. Business Plannin and Litigation, Tax-exempt Organizations.