William H. Russell

William H.

Russell

Overview

Will is a member of Butler Snow’s Business Services Group and focuses his practice on estate and trust planning, estate administration, business taxation, employee benefits, taxation law and business strategy and planning, including corporate formation, structuring, and organization.    

Distinctions

  • Certified Public Accountant

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2020

Education

  • New York University, LL.M., Taxation, 2021
  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2020
    • Associate Editor, Mississippi College Law Review
    • Hearin Scholar
    • Dean’s List: Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, and Spring 2020
    • Best Paper Awards: Federal Taxation Law, Business Associations I, Legal Research II, Insurance Law, Secured Transactions/Creditor’s Rights, Sales and Leasing, and Mississippi Practice
  • Mississippi State University, B.Accy., 2010
  • Mississippi State University, B.B.A., concentration in International Business, 2010
  • Mississippi State University, B.A., Foreign Languages, concentration in Spanish, 2010

Associations

  • Mississippi Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants
    • Central Chapter
  • American Bar Association
    • Section of Taxation
    • Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
  • Jackson Young Lawyers
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Estate Planning Council of Mississippi

William H.

Russell

Overview

Will is a member of Butler Snow’s Business Services Group and focuses his practice on estate and trust planning, estate administration, business taxation, employee benefits, taxation law and business strategy and planning, including corporate formation, structuring, and organization.    

Distinctions

  • Certified Public Accountant

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2020

Education

  • New York University, LL.M., Taxation, 2021
  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2020
    • Associate Editor, Mississippi College Law Review
    • Hearin Scholar
    • Dean’s List: Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, and Spring 2020
    • Best Paper Awards: Federal Taxation Law, Business Associations I, Legal Research II, Insurance Law, Secured Transactions/Creditor’s Rights, Sales and Leasing, and Mississippi Practice
  • Mississippi State University, B.Accy., 2010
  • Mississippi State University, B.B.A., concentration in International Business, 2010
  • Mississippi State University, B.A., Foreign Languages, concentration in Spanish, 2010

Associations

  • Mississippi Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants
    • Central Chapter
  • American Bar Association
    • Section of Taxation
    • Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
  • Jackson Young Lawyers
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Estate Planning Council of Mississippi