联系方式

william.callison@FaegreBD.com3200 Wells Fargo Center
1700 Lincoln Street
Denver, CO 80203-4532
T: +1 303 607 3770
F: +1 303 607 3600

教育学历

Yale Law School
L.L.M. (2000)
University of Colorado Law School
J.D., Order of the Coif (1982)
Oberlin College
B.A. (1977)

律师资格

Colorado Texas (inactive)

出庭资格

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado U.S. Supreme Court U.S. Tax Court

J. William Callison

合伙人

Bill Callison has broad practice experience emphasizing corporate law, partnership and LLC law, tax law, and affordable housing and community development finance.

His corporate, partnership and LLC practice is diverse, including forming and financing business entities, counseling clients on operational matters and preparing contracts and related documents, corporate and partnership mergers and acquisitions, and advising entities concerning dissolution and dissociation. Bill serves as an expert witness in numerous matters involving corporate, partnership, limited partnership and limited liability company disputes, and he is a commercial arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.

Bill's affordable housing practice is national in scope and encompasses low-income housing tax credit syndications and creative debt financing. He also has extensive experience implementing historic rehabilitation tax credits and New Markets Tax Credits.

Bill is a frequent lecturer and writer on business law topics, including partnership and LLC law. He has also served on numerous law school faculties. Most recently, he was the Thompson Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Colorado School of Law, where he taught income taxation and partnership taxation. Previously, Bill served as Feeney Professor of Business Law at the University of Ottawa School of Law, where he taught U.S. business organization law, and as Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky College of Law, where he taught tax subjects.

专业成就

  • Super Lawyers — Business/Corporate, 2013-14
  • The Best Lawyers in America — Corporate Law, Nonprofit/Charities Law and Tax Law, 2006-15
  • Burton Award for Legal Writing — 2008 and 2011

行业协会

  • American Arbitration Association — Commercial Arbitration Panel
  • American Bar Association — Business Law Section; Affordable Housing and Community Development Forum, Governing Committee
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • American Law Institute

发表刊物

Visit Bill's page on the Social Science Research Network to view and download a number of his published articles.

  • Benefit Corporations, Innovation and Statutory Design
    Regent University Law Review, Volume 26 
  • Limited Liability Companies: A State-by-State Guide to Law and Practice
    Thomson West, annual supplementation, 1994-present
  • Partnership Law and Practice: General and Limited Partnerships
    Clark Boardman Callaghan, annual supplementation, 1992-present
  • Nine Bean-Rows LLC: Using the Limited Liability Company to Hold Vacation Homes and Other Personal Use Property
    38 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 592, 2012
  • The L3C Illusion: Why Low-Profit Limited Liability Companies Will Not Stimulate Socially Optimal Private Foundation Investment in Entrepreneurial Companies
    35 Vt. L. Rev. 273, 2010
  • Charging Order Exclusivity: A Pragmatic Approach to Olmstead v. FTC
    66 Bus. Law. 339, 2011
  • The L3C Illusion: Why Low-Profit Limited Liability Companies Will Not Stimulate Socially Optimal Private Foundation Investment in Entrepreneurial Ventures
    35 Vt. L. Rev. 273, 2010
  • Achieving Our Country: Low-Income Housing Tax Credits and Geographic
    Desegregation 19 S. Cal. J. Law & Social Justice 213, 2010
  • To Tame the Mandibles of Death: Secrecy, Disclosure and Fiduciary Duties in the Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act
    59 Cath. U.L. Rev. 183, 2010
  • Contractarianism and Its Discontents: Reflections on Unincorporated Business Organization Law
    42 Suffolk U. L. Rev. 493, 2009
  • Why a Fiduciary Duty Shift to Creditors of Insolvent Business Entities Is Incorrect as a Matter of Theory and Practice
    2 Md. J. Bus. & Tech. Law 431, 2007
  • The Law Does Not Perfectly Comprehend: The Inadequacy of the Gross Negligence Duty of Care Standard in Unincorporated Business Organizations
    94 Ky. L. J. 451, 2006
  • The Want of a Theory, Again
    37 Suffolk L. Rev. 719, 2004
  • Changed Circumstances: Eliminating the Williamson Presumption That General Partnership Interests Are Not Securities
    58 Business Lawyer 1373, 2003
  • Rationalizing Limited Liability and Veil Piercing
    58 Business Lawyer 1063, 2003
  • Federalism and the Limited Liability Movement: The Coyote Howled and the Herd Stampeded
    27 J. Corp. L. 951, 2002
  • They've Created a Lamb With Mandibles of Death: Secrecy, Disclosure and Fiduciary Duties in Limited Liability Firms
    76 Ind. L.J. 271, 2001
  • Indeterminacy, Irony and Partnership Law
    2 Stanford Agora, 2001
  • Venture Capital and Corporate Governance: Evolving the Limited Liability Company to Finance the Entrepreneurial Business
    26 J. Corp. L. 98, 2000
  • Blind Men and Elephants: Fiduciary Duties Under the Revised Uniform Partnership Act, the Uniform Limited Liability Company Act and Beyond
    1 J. of Sm. And Emerg. Bus. Law 109, 1997