Overview


William (Bill) R. Pomierski focuses his practice on the taxation of financial products and capital markets transactions, as well as on executive compensation matters. He is a former chair of the Firm’s Executive Compensation Practice Group.

Bill advises clients on the federal income tax implications of a variety of domestic, cross-border and global financial products and related transactions. He has worked extensively with public and private companies, hedge funds, trading firms, financial institutions, high-net-worth individuals, trust advisors and family offices in connection with a range of capital market and financial product issues. He has advised insurance companies, financial institutions, equipment manufacturers, retailers, energy companies, food processors and manufacturers, and chemical companies.

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Recognitions


  • The Best Lawyers in America 2009
  • Law & Politics, Illinois Super Lawyer
  • The Legal 500 United States, 2016-2018

Community


  • Journal of Taxation of Financial Products, columnist, and past co-editor in chief

Credentials


Education
University of Illinois College of Law, JD, magna cum laude, 1983
Michigan State University, BS, with highest honors, 1980

Admissions
Illinois

William R. Pomierski

Insights & Events / Media

Chicago, IL / McDermott Event / October 17, 2019

On the Subject / January 9, 2019

New York, New York / Speaking Engagements / November 8-10, 2017

Journal of Taxation of Financial Products, Volume 14 Issue 2 / December 2016

Bloomberg BNA Tax & Accounting Center / May 28, 2015

Section 162(m) Final Regulations Clarify Requirements for Exemptions to $1 Million Deduction Limitation

Journal of Taxation of Financial Products, Volume 12, Issue 1 / August 2014

Frequency and Volume Requirements for Code Sec. 475 Securities Dealer Classification? Insights from ...

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