Bill's Profile

Bill is an Associate in the Firm’s Public Finance Practice Group. He concentrates his work in the area of business and real estate transactions, with a particular focus on handling transactions involving complex tax structures, opportunity zone fund investments, private capital and fund formations, and equity and asset acquisitions.

He assists clients during investment and working capital phases involving the integration of opportunity zone structures with new markets tax credit investment structures, as well as with matters involving OZ working capital compliance and complex planning strategies for fund exits.

With his tax background, Bill also provides ongoing guidance to clients regarding various business and tax issues, including tax structuring for transactions involving opportunity zone investments, new markets tax credits, tax incentives, 1031 exchanges, debt restructurings, partnership mergers and acquisitions, and business partnerships and S-corporations. He has experience reviewing from a tax perspective operating agreements, purchase agreements, private placement memorandums, and corporate governance documents.

Prior to joining Maynard, Bill practiced law in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana office of a regional law firm. He earned his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin School of Law, and he is a graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law and Auburn University.

Bill's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Louisiana Bar Association

Bill's Publications

William Mitchell, Sheltering the Rich or Housing the Poor? The Story of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit, 4 Strathclyde L. Rev. 80 (2018)


State Bar: Alabama, Louisiana

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law
    • (2019, LL.M., Taxation)

  • University of Alabama School of Law
    • (2018, J.D.)

  • Auburn University
    • (2014, B.S, Economics)

Monday, April 26, 2021

Maynard Cooper & Gale Welcomes Two Experienced Associates

Maynard Cooper & Gale (Maynard) welcomes Isaiah Freeman to its Intellectual Property Practice and William “Bill” Mitchell to its Public Finance Practice. Freeman joins the team of Intellectual Property lawyers working in Maynard’s Huntsville, AL office. He focuses his practice on patent prosecution and related intellectual property matters, including licensing...

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