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Frederick James Weil

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Closely Held Business Attorney in Redding, CA

Wells Small Fleharty & Weil
292 Hemsted Drive, 2nd Floor, PO Box 991828
Redding, CA 96099
Phone: 530-223-1800
Fax: 530-223-1809
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2006
Licensed in California Since: 1984
Practice Areas: Closely Held Business, Business/Corporate, Tax: Business
Attorney Profile

Attorney Frederick J. Weil is a partner with the law firm of Wells, Small, Fleharty & Weil in Redding, California. Certified as a taxation specialist with The State Bar of California and possessing over 35 years of legal experience, Mr. Weil focuses his practice primarily on tax law, business and corporate law, and health care law.

Serving clients throughout Southern California and the surrounding regions of Arizona, Mr. Weil has extensive experience with establishing businesses of all types and representing his clients' interests in complex corporate transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions. He has served as general counsel to hundreds of companies throughout his career, and with his in-depth knowledge of tax law, he has helped numerous business owners reduce their overall tax burdens and operate in the most efficient manner possible.

A 1979 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Southern California, Mr. Weil attended the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1982 and his license to practice from the State Bar of Arizona. He then enrolled at the University of San Diego School of Law and earned his Master of Laws in taxation in 1984. That year, The State Bar of California admitted him to practice, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court.

Extremely well-versed in his practice areas, Mr. Weil co-drafted the State Bar Guide to Forming a Limited Liability Company for The State Bar of California in 1996. In addition, he also served as chairman for The State Bar of California Taxation Advisory Commission from 2002-2006.

A highly ethical attorney with exceptional legal abilities, Mr. Weil is peer-review rated Distinguished through Martindale-Hubbell* and holds an Excellent rating from Avvo.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Closely Held Business
  • 30%Business/Corporate
  • 20%Tax: Business
Focus Areas

Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations, Tax Law


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2006

About Frederick James Weil

First Admitted: 1982

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Chairman, State Bar of California Tax Advisory Commission, 2006
  • Arizona Bar, 1982
  • United States Tax Court, 1982
  • State Bar of California, 1984
  • State Bar of California Business Law Section, 1994
  • State Board of California Board of Specialization, 2002

Educational Background

  • University of Southern California, Bachelor of Arts Degree, magna cum laude, 1979
  • University of California, LL.M in Taxation, 1984

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Co-Drafter, State Bar of California, 1995

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Specialist Taxation, State Bar of California, 1996

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, 2004

Industry Groups

  • Agriculture
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Distributing
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing
  • Sales Of Business
  • Technology
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Office Location for Frederick James Weil

292 Hemsted Drive, 2nd Floor
PO Box 991828
Redding, CA 96099

Phone: 530-223-1800

Fax: 530-223-1809

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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