William’s practice focuses on middle-market mergers and acquisitions, corporate law and governance, and complex commercial transactions. He represents clients in a range of industries, including software and technology, manufacturing, media and healthcare. William has particular expertise in assisting international businesses develop and expand operations in the U.S.

    • Education

      • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, Hardy Cross Dillard Scholar, 2016
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      • American Bar Association
        Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association
        Virginia Bar Association
        Virginia State Bar
    • Professional Recognition

      • The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2021-2024) - Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisition Law
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Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Representation of Landmark Media Enterprises in the sale of Landmark Community Newspapers to Paxton Media Group.
  • Representation of Dominion Enterprises in the $156 million sale of Homes.com to CoStar Group.
  • Representation of Landmark Media Enterprises in the $500+ million sale of its Expedient Data Centers business to AMP Capital Investors.
  • Representation of Landmark Media Enterprises in the $34 million sale of The Virginian-Pilot and related publications to Tribune Publishing.
  • Representation of Dominion Enterprises in the $680 million sale of Dominion Web Solutions to Open Road Holdings, a company owned jointly by Eurazeo and Goldman Sachs.
  • Representation of Dominion Enterprises in the $385 million sale of For Rent Media Solutions to CoStar Group.
  • Representation of Fortis Solutions Group in strategic growth investment transaction with Main Post Partners and in strategic acquisitions of label and packaging suppliers.
  • Representation of New York-based private equity fund as Virginia counsel in acquisition by merger of a national developer of aviation facilities.
  • Representation of French bidder in sale by auction of avionics maintenance and repair service provider.
  • Representation of small and mid-sized businesses in M&A transactions in the construction, wealth management, and government contracting industries ranging in value from $1 million to $50+ million. 

  • Representation of Swiss manufacturer of heavy equipment as outside U.S. counsel, including in formulation of corporate policies and legal training, negotiation of development agreements (including for novel battery and automation technology), supply agreements, government contracts and complex commercial contracts, and in connection with distribution, regulatory and other issues.
  • Representation of technology companies serving the automotive and real estate industries as outside counsel in negotiating software-as-a-service agreements, data licenses, and other commercial agreements, as well as advising on regulatory issues (e.g., RESPA, TILA, FCRA, TCPA).
  • Representation of German manufacturer of mobility assistance devices.
  • Representation of Canadian manufacturer of excavation equipment.
  • Representation of U.S. manufacturer of composting and mulching heavy equipment.
  • Representation of large physician practices, senior care facilities and other health care organizations as outside general counsel.

  • Representation of start-ups, angel investors and family offices in private equity and venture capital investments.
  • Representation of borrower in the negotiation of a $100 million credit facility.
  • Representation of borrower in the negotiation of a $15 million revolving credit facility.

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