Bill is an experienced business lawyer and CPA who assists architecture, engineering, environmental consulting and construction contracting firms and other entities with ownership transition programs, strategic planning and transactions such as management buyouts, mergers and acquisitions and Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs).
A practicing attorney for more than 30 years, Bill has developed more than 100 ownership transition programs for leading professional services firms, some of which have gone through multi-generational ownership changes. He understands that owners and founders consider their firms their life’s work, and appreciates that preserving their culture, legacy, staff and reputation are important goals alongside their financial value.
Bill also advises professional services firms in areas such as architecture law, engineering law, construction law, contract negotiation, risk prevention and dispute resolution.
He has handled transactions ranging in enterprise value from $1 million to $250 million. For clients without in-house counsel, Bill serves as a trusted business adviser, guiding them on their day-to-day legal issues and providing strategic long-term solutions to help them meet their goals.