Tax Lawyer William J. Needle Rejoins Arnold & Porter's San Francisco Office

September 27, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, September 27, 2016 -- Arnold & Porter LLP announced today that Will Needle has rejoined the firm as counsel. Resident in San Francisco, Mr. Needle will be engaged in a broad-based practice involving all aspects of federal taxation.

During a legal career that includes 18 years of private practice, Mr. Needle has represented clients on transactional tax issues in the US and abroad. At Arnold & Porter, he will focus on international tax and estate planning for high net worth individuals, including advising on inbound and outbound investments, family wealth preservation, succession planning, tax information reporting and compliance in a cross-border context, and pre-immigration and expatriation tax planning.

"We look forward to welcoming Will back to Arnold & Porter," said James Joseph, partner and head of the firm's Tax Group. "Will is an exceptional and versatile tax lawyer, with substantial knowledge of tax issues that are being faced by both individuals and corporations. Given his significant experience, our clients will reap the benefit of his deep understanding of tax law."

Mr. Needle earned a B.A. in Philosophy, summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Benjamin Franklin Scholar and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He obtained his J.D. from Stanford Law School and was a member of the Order of the Coif and managing editor of the Stanford Law & Policy Review.

Arnold & Porter LLP is an international law firm of more than 700 lawyers with offices in Brussels, Denver, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, DC. The firm, founded in 1946, maintains more than 25 practice areas spanning a broad spectrum of the law, with a primary focus on litigation, transactional matters, and regulatory issues.

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