William M. Klimon is a Member in Caplin & Drysdale's Washington, D.C., office. Mr. Klimon joined the firm in 2001 after he had previously practiced in the corporate law departments of two other national law firms. Since 2012, The Legal 500 has listed Mr. Klimon as a leader in his field for Not-for-Profit and Domestic Tax: East Coast.
Mr. Klimon's practice focuses on corporate governance and transactions, particularly for nonprofit organizations. Over the last decade, he has advised over 500 nonprofit organizations on a complete range of issues from formation to dissolution, including over a dozen nonprofit mergers. He has worked with many of the nation's largest private foundations, public charities, political campaigns, environmental organizations, healthcare institutions, universities, libraries, museums, and churches. Mr. Klimon also practices in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, intercompany lending, and choice of business entities and alternative organizational structures. He has advised a variety of small- and medium-sized partnerships, LLCs, and close corporations, as well as large enterprises including multinational banks, manufacturers, and publishers.