Tim Smith is a tax attorney in Godfrey & Kahn’s Milwaukee office. His practice focuses primarily on the federal and state income tax aspects of mergers, acquisitions, and other business transactions. Tim advises clients on the tax implications of forming, owning, restructuring, and selling limited liability companies, C corporations, S corporations, partnerships, and joint ventures. Tim frequently represents clients with structuring and planning tax-free transactions including reorganizations, spin-offs, like-kind exchanges. His other areas of tax experience include private equity and venture capital funds, mutual funds, equity compensation, private foundations and tax-exempt organizations, and sales and use tax matters. Tim also represents businesses in federal and state tax controversy matters.
Admitted To Practice
Wisconsin - 2011
Named Professional Advisor of the Year by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation (2015)
Juris Doctor, University of Wisconsin Law School, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif
Bachelor of Science, Marquette University, Accounting, magna cum laude