With a goal to assist our clients in meeting their objectives in a tax-efficient manner, WSMT attorneys in our tax practice counsel business entities and individuals on a broad spectrum of tax related issues.


We represent both public and private corporations, including closely held companies, whether organized under Internal Revenue Code subchapter C or S. We assist corporations and their shareholders on matters concerning the appropriate structures, forms of transactions, and other matters needed to minimize tax burdens and comply with legal requirements from the initial incorporation through the wind-up of the corporation.

Limited Liability Companies and other Pass-Through Organizations

We advise limited liability companies, partnerships, limited partnerships, and limited liability limited partnerships with their structural and operational activities. Our expertise includes structuring business transactions using pass-through organizations as the transactional vehicle. This, coupled with our expertise in the oil and gas industry and other energy related fields, provides a unique and valuable combination for our clients.

Equity Compensation

Throughout our history, WSMT has represented employers varying in size from the one-person operation to organizations employing thousands of workers. We have helped many clients develop equity incentive plans for their executives and other employees.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Our experience provides us with the knowledge and skills necessary to approach these transactions related to mergers and acquisitions with creativity and tax efficiency.

IRS Circular 230 Disclosure - To ensure compliance with requirements imposed by the Internal Revenue Service, we inform you that any U.S. Federal tax advice contained in this communication (including any attachments) is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or promoting, marketing, or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed herein.