All Press Releases for February 15, 2018

William A. Rosoff to Appear in Upcoming Lifetime Achievers Book

Leader in Law and Business

    PHILADELPHIA, PA, February 15, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- William Rosoff has been featured in numerous Marquis Who's Who publications, including Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Finance and Industry, Who's Who in Finance and Business, Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America, and Who's Who in the East. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dechert LLP Counsel William Rosoff is pleased that as a lawyer he has been able to help clients, both public and large privately-held companies, as well as entrepreneurs and investors, achieve their goals through his knowledge of tax law and commercial transactions. He has represented clients operating domestically and internationally in a variety of businesses including financial services, real estate, venture capital, manufacturing and beverage distribution. His tenacity, inherited from his father, has propelled him to find simple solutions to complex and confounding matters. He is known professionally for adhering to high ethical standards. As Mr. Rosoff explains it, "I want to feel that my role models and people I've admired would be pleased with how I conduct myself."

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Rosoff was President and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Advanta Corp., one of the country's largest credit card companies, for 15 years. Prior to joining Advanta he served as Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Tax Department of Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis Cohen, then one of the largest law firms based in Philadelphia, where he practiced for 27 years.

Mr. Rosoff has given presentations at the Internal Revenue Service's National Office and Harvard Law School. He has also been a frequent speaker on tax issues, and served the U.S. Treasury Department as an outside advisor. He was a tax advisory board member for Commerce Clearing House and Tax Analysts, and played a leading role in the American Law Institute's Proposals on Partnership Taxation, a number of which became law.

Mr. Rosoff is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was editor of the Law Review, and a member of The Order of the Coif. He then clerked for the Honorable Abraham L. Freedman of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Mr. Rosoff is admitted to practice in the States of Pennsylvania and New York. He is a member of the American College of Tax Counsel, American Law Institute, Temple University Fox School of Business Board of Visitors, and the Rothman Institute Orthopedic Foundation's Board of Directors.

In addition to his status as a Lifetime Achiever (, Mr. Rosoff has also been listed in The Best Lawyers in America.

Born to Herbert Rosoff and Estelle (Finkel) Rosoff in 1943, he married Beverly Rae Rifkin, with whom he grew up, in 1970. They have two children: Catherine D. and Andrew M.

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