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  • Keith C. Troxell

  • Keith C. Troxell, Attorney

    Keith chairs the firm's Business, Estate and Tax practice group. Admitted to the bars of Virginia and the District of Columbia, Keith's primary focus is helping established business owners through the various stages of the business lifecycle. Practice areas include business acquisition, merger and expansion, equity based incentive and ownership plans for employees, deferred compensation plans, business ownership and management succession planning, buy/sell agreements, development of business exit strategies for business owners, and representation of business owners in the sale of their business. In addition, Keith helps small business owners and high net worth individuals with wealth planning through the use of sophisticated estate, gift, charitable and land succession planning techniques. Working closing with the real estate, litigation and family law teams of the firm, Keith also consider strategies to enhance asset value and reduce taxation and litigation risk as part of business succession planning and wealth preservation. 

    Prior to entering into private practice, Keith was a trial attorney with the Office of Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service at the National Office in Washington, D.C. While at the IRS, Keith specialized in the income taxation of partnerships, S corporations and limited liability companies, as well as estate and gift taxation. After receiving his LL.M. (Masters in Tax Law) (graduating with distinction) from Georgetown University, Keith entered private practice forming the firm Troxell & Kincaid, P.L.C., which merged with current firm to form Atwill, Troxell & Leigh, P.C.

    Education:
    Davis and Elkins College (B.A. 1984)
    Ohio Northern University (J.D. 1990)
    - Associate Editor, Law Review
    Georgetown University (LL.M., with distinction, 1994)

    Government Experience:
    Trial Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service,
    National Office, Washington, D.C. (1990-1994)

    Community and Professional Service:
    General Counsel, Potomac Appalachian Trail Club
    Director, Thomas Balch Library Foundation
    Past Director and Secretary, Loudoun Small Business Development Center (1997-2015)
    Past Commissioner, Loudoun County Economic Development Commission (1999-2003)
    - Chair (2001-2002), Vice-Chair (2000)

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