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 Northern California and the surrounding regions of Redding, Mr. Weil has extensive experience 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 highly ethical attorney with exceptional legal abilities, Mr. Weil is peer-review rated Distinguished through Martindale-Hubbell* has received a designation as a Northern California Super Lawyer and holds a 10 Excellent rating from Avvo.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Co-Drafter, State Bar of California, 1995

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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 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. The State Bar of California admitted him to practice, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court.

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree (A.B., 1979 magna cum laude) from the University of Southern California 1979

  • University of California, LL.M in Taxation, 1984

  • Certified Specialist Taxation, State Bar of California, 1996

  • University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

  • Licensed in California Since: 1984

  • Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 – 2006


Bar/Professional Activity::

  • State Board of California Board of Specialization, 2002

  • State Bar of California Business Law Section, 1994

  • State Bar of California, 1984

  • Arizona Bar, 1982

  • United States Tax Court, 1982

  • Chairman, State Bar of California Tax Advisory Commission, 2006

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, 2004