Williams Mullen Adds Corporate Attorney to Hampton Roads Team

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Steven L. Brinker joins as partner from Freshfields.

Steven Brinker Joins Williams Mullen

Williams Mullen is pleased to announce that Steven L. Brinker has joined the law firm’s corporate team as a partner. He will practice out of the firm’s Virginia Beach office.

Mr. Brinker focuses his practice on small to mid-sized businesses, assisting with a broad range of corporate, tax, alternative energy and commercial real estate matters.

Mr. Brinker’s business practice includes assisting clients with the formation, financing and development of business entities, including Limited Liability Companies, C-Corporations, S-Corporations and partnerships, the representation of business entities and their owners in business acquisitions and sales transactions, and advice with respect to business structure issues and succession planning.

An experienced tax attorney, Mr. Brinker advises individuals and business clients in tax law matters, such as the consequences of forming various business entities, commercial transactions or looking for ways to mitigate negative tax consequences. He also represents clients in disputes with taxing authorities.

Prior to joining Williams Mullen, Mr. Brinker was an attorney at McDermottWard in Hampton, Virginia. Prior to that, he advised U.S. and foreign entities on the tax and legal aspects of complex international and domestic transactions and planning in the Washington, D.C. office of the multinational law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US, LLP.

Mr. Brinker earned his B.A. in history from the University of Virginia, his J.D. from the Washington & Lee University School of Law and his L.L.M. in taxation from the Georgetown University Law Center.

About Williams Mullen

Williams Mullen provides comprehensive legal and government relations services that help grow the business of our clients and the economy of our region across North Carolina, Virginia and Washington, D.C. As an AmLaw 200 firm, our attorneys and consultants strive to find the answers and solutions that help clients grow. Putting our clients’ needs first has been the foundation of our approach since the firm was founded 103 years ago. Visit us at http://www.williamsmullen.com.

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