Bill, a partner in Husch Blackwell's Financial Services & Capital Markets group, has a broad range of experience representing banks, nonbank lenders and borrowers in commercial loan originations, corporate restructurings and bankruptcies. Bill has advised clients on syndicated loans, asset-based loans, construction loans, leveraged loans, private investment in public equity (PIPE) investments, factoring facilities, leveraged leases and debtor-in-possession financings. He has handled finance transactions with collateral consisting of personal property, real property, life insurance policies and commercial aircraft.
Bill has experience with a wide array of corporate borrowers, both public and private, including manufacturing companies, service companies, retail companies, hotels, Internet companies, energy companies, startups and telecommunication companies. He also has experience with distressed debt sales, public and private secured party (UCC Article 9) sales and bankruptcy (Section 363) sales. Bill regularly advises on UCC Article 9 questions and speaks on insolvency topics, including real estate workouts, foreclosures, bankruptcy sales and cutting-edge bankruptcy issues.
Bill’s notable projects include:
Prior to joining Husch Blackwell, Bill served as a senior legal counsel at a global hedge fund, where he represented the hedge fund in connection with PIPE investments. He also supervised external counsel in workouts, restructurings, bankruptcies, purchase and sale transactions, joint ventures and litigations.