Bill is a member of the Sullivan's Management Committee and also serves as the firm's general counsel. Bill focuses his practice on general corporate and securities law, including public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and debt and equity financings. His clients include public and private companies in industries ranging from defense, information storage and protection services, life sciences, media and communications to healthcare.

Representative Client Work

  • REIT conversions for three of the country's largest public REITs
  • $12 billion sale of cable television company
  • $1.2 billion acquisition of information storage and protection services company in public stock for stock transaction
  • $1 billion common equity public offering in the defense industry
  • $500 million shelf registration statement for a information storage and protection services company
  • $350 million sale of manufacturing company
  • $50 million acquisition of technology company
  • $200 million public debt tender offer
  • Represented courier company in a going private transaction and numerous international joint ventures

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • London and Wales (Registered foreign lawyer)
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Albany Law School at Union University
  • B.A., magna cum laude, State University of New York at Albany

Community Engagement

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Board of Trustees, Albany Law School, elected 2011

Awards & Honors

  • Boston Magazine 2021 Top Lawyers, Corporate Law (2021)
  • Best Lawyers in America® (2001-2023)
  • The Legal 500 U.S. (2016-2017, 2019)
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers (2004-2016)
  • Client Service All-Star Team, BTI Consulting (2005)



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