Bill is a member of the ABA's Task Force on Legal Project Management. He assists general counsel and corporations that have robust legal needs by coordinating service delivery, project management and budgeting across all sections of the firm.
Bill is AV Peer Review Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. He was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., for Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2016-2018, and won the Client Choice Award for General Corporate in Texas, Globe Business Publishing Ltd., 2016.
Bill graduated as a chemical engineer, and he has a broad understanding of the science and technology that drive today's most innovative companies. He helps companies implement technology intensive business strategies and transactions, and turn their technology advantage into competitive advantage.
EducationJ.D., University of Texas at Austin School of Law, 1983, Associate Editor, Texas Law Review
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1979
Significant AccomplishmentsRepresented a private equity-backed international manufacturer in its acquisition of a U.S. operation focused on oilfield equipment, in order to enter the U.S. market.
Represented companies in industries such as telecommunications hardware, enterprise software, wireless PCS and international distribution in IPOs, public offerings of equity and debt and 144A transactions.
Represented buyers and sellers of companies in industries such as technology, software, service, and industrial products in mergers, stock and asset acquisitions, auctions, private equity and ESOP transactions.
Represented publicly traded companies in connection with corporate governance matters, defensive measures and SEC reporting and compliance.
Represented industrial and service companies in connection with the formation of domestic and international joint ventures and strategic partnerships.
Represented start-up companies and their investors in segments such as VOIP, network processors, semiconductors, outsourcing and internet media in seed and venture capital fundings, stock option plans, stockholder agreements and strategic agreements
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