William A. Milford

Attorney

Office phone: 904-384-1264

wmilford@bmolaw.com

Office Location: Jacksonville

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Will Milford focuses his legal practice on the federal income tax treatment of tax exempt debt obligations. Mr. Milford has more than ten years of experience in public finance, beginning with his early career as an arbitrage rebate analyst prior to starting his legal career with BMO.

Mr. Milford serves as tax counsel on a variety of governmental, 501(c)(3) and exempt facility bond financings, where he works with governmental issuers and conduit borrowers to review and structure proposed new money and refunding obligations. In addition to transactional work, Mr. Milford advises issuers and borrowers on post-issuance tax compliance matters, assisting with the development of effective compliance procedures and representing clients in IRS audits and other tax controversy matters.

Mr. Milford is a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers. He serves on NABL’s Section 103 Editorial Board, is an active member of the Tax Committee of NABL and is a frequent panelist at NABL conferences.

Mr. Milford is a member of the Florida Bar and the Connecticut Bar. He received his J.D. with honors from the University of Florida in 2011 and his B.A. with honors from Transylvania University in 2004.

EDUCATION

College: Transylvania University- B.A., with honors, 2004

Law School: University of Florida- J.D., with honors, 2011

BAR ADMISSIONS

The Florida Bar (2011)

The Connecticut Bar (2012)

COURT ADMISSIONS

All Florida Courts

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

National Association of Bond Lawyers, Member

National Association of Bond Lawyers, Section 103 Editorial Board

PRESENTATIONS

Panelist, “Arbitrage and Rebate,” National Association of Bond Lawyers, Bond Attorneys Workshop, 2013-2015

Speaker, “What to Do After You’ve Issued Debt,” Florida Government Finance Officers Association Central Florida Chapter, May 2015

Speaker, “Securities Law and Tax Law Compliance Relating to Municipal Debt,” Government Finance Officers Association, February 2014

Speaker, “What to Do after You’ve Issued Debt,” Florida Government Finance Officers Association School of Government Finance, November 2013