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William A. Stone, III



University of Georgia, B.B.A., 2011 Risk Management and Insurance

University of Georgia, B.B.A., 2011 Management Information Systems

Georgia State University College of Law, J.D., 2017

University of Florida Levin College of Law, LL.M., 2018


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Honorable Joseph W. Nega, United States Tax Court 2018-2019


William Stone is an associate attorney in the Tax Controversy and Litigation group in the Atlanta office. His practice focuses on representing clients in all levels of their matters with the IRS, from examination and appeals to litigation in the U.S. Tax Court and Federal District Court.

Prior to joining Chamberlain, William served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Joseph W. Nega of the United States Tax Court.  During law school, William worked as a student attorney and graduate research assistant at the Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic.

Overview of Practice Areas

  • Tax audits
  • Tax appeals 
  • Tax Court litigation
  • Tax refund claims
  • Tax collection defense

Federal Tax Matters

  • Conservation easement disputes 
  • Captive insurance disputes
  • Listed and Other Reportable transactions (Form 8886)
  • Material advisor issues (Form 8918)
  • Federal and state tax credit disputes
  • Tax shelter promoter and fraudulent return preparer defense 
  • Lien withdrawal/discharge
  • Installment Agreements and Offers-in-Compromise
  • Trust fund penalty disputes