Wm. Quinton Robinson



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Wm. Quinton Robinson

Quinton represents clients in business succession planning and agreements and estate planning for business owners and other individuals and related tax matters. He also deals with all aspects of 501(c)(3) and other tax exempt organizations including organization, obtaining and maintaining tax exempt status, and special tax and operational issues affecting exempt organizations.


Quinton has practiced law in Northern Virginia since 1983. His practice includes representation of businesses and individuals in all areas of business, transactional, corporate and partnership law, and state and federal tax law. His practice includes corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships; all aspects of business operation and transactions; business start-ups; ongoing operational issues, including employment agreements, shareholder agreements and operating agreements; regulatory compliance; commercial leasing; contracts; tax planning; franchises; mergers, reorganizations and acquisitions including the purchase and sale of  businesses, acquisitions, stock and asset sales and purchases, and related real estate transactions and federal, state and local tax issues.

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Quinton Robinson graduated cum laude from Duke University in 1976 with a BA in History and economics and from law school at William & Mary in 1979. He attended the United States Army Judge Advocate Officers Basic Course 1979 and served as a Captain in the United States Army from 1979-1982 and in the United States Army Reserve until 1989. Following active service he obtained a Master of Law and Taxation degree from William & Mary in 1983.


  • William & Mary School of Law (Master of Law and Taxation, 1983)
  • William & Mary School of Law (J.D., 1979)
  • Duke University (cum laude, 1976)
Bar Admissions
  • Virginia State Bar , 1979
  • Eastern District of Virginia, 1983
  • Western District of Virginia, 1984
  • United States Tax Court, 1984
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1979

Professional Honors & Activities

  • Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell
  • U.S News - Best Lawyers® in America (2017-2024)
  • U.S News - Best Lawyers® in America, Lawyer of the Year - Business Organizations, including LLCs and Partnerships (2023)
  • U.S News - Best Lawyers® in America, Lawyer of the Year, Corporate Compliance (2024)
  • Super Lawyers, Virginia Super Lawyer (2023)
  • Virginia Business Magazine, Legal Elite: Corporate Counsel (2020, 2023)
  • Northern Virginia Magazine, Top Attorney, Tax (2023)
  • Member, VBA Business, Real Property, and Taxation Sections
  • U.S. Army, JAGC, Captain (1979-1983)
  • U.S. Army Reserve (1983-1989)
  • Virginia State Bar Fifth District Disciplinary Committee, Section I (2005-2011)

Representative Cases

  • Represented $50 million service industry joint venture in negotiating, documenting, closing, roll-ups in operational issues.
  • Represent large non-profit health care provider in various joint ventures and for profit subsidiaries.
  • Represent $10 million home service company as general counsel.
  • Represented numerous clients in negotiation and closing of roll-up acquisitions.
  • Represent not-for-profit continuing care community in all aspects of legal work.
  • Negotiated and settled numerous asset and stock sales and acquisitions.
  • Organized local not-for-profits including filed for and obtained recognition of tax exemption from the Internal Revenue Service. Dealt with operational issue for nonprofit organizations.