Bill Krems’ practice areas include executive compensation, employee benefits, ERISA matters, corporate and partnership tax, business planning, estate planning, and related transactions. He also represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service and in the U.S. Tax Court. He is a Certified Public Accountant (currently non-practicing) and served as a Tax Manager in the Denver office of Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP), and as an audit senior and then tax senior for Ernst & Ernst (now Ernst & Young, LLP) in St. Louis and Detroit before moving to Denver.
Mr. Krems has been an instructor in the Graduate Tax Program of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. He has also authored numerous tax articles and been a speaker at the Greater Denver Tax Counsel Association, Denver Tax Association, University of Denver Partnership Tax Conference, and numerous other professional, business, and lay group meetings.
Mr. Krems is a member of the Western Pension & Benefits Council, Denver Estate Planning Council, and Rocky Mountain Estate Planning Council (past President in 1996) and Denver Tax Association. He is a former member of the Greater Denver Tax Counsel (past President in 1990) and International Fiscal Association (international tax). He is a member of the American, Colorado, and Denver Bar Associations and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Krems has been named in The Best Lawyers in America® for Employee Benefits, Tax Law, and Trusts & Estates and has earned an AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell for more than 25 years.
University of Denver, J.D., 1976
University of Michigan, M.B.A., 1971
University of Missouri, B.S.B.A., 1968