LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 11, 2020 – Buchalter is pleased to welcome Marcus Williams as a Corporate Shareholder in the Firm’s Los Angeles and Seattle offices. Mr. Williams joins from Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.
“I am pleased to welcome Marc to Buchalter as the newest member of our Corporate Practice Group. His impressive experience is a significant addition, and his active practice in Los Angeles and throughout the Pacific Northwest is a perfect fit for us,” said Adam J. Bass, President and Chief Executive Officer of Buchalter.
Mr. Williams advises some of the best-known public and private companies in the Western United States in corporate finance, securities compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law. His practice focuses primarily on public and mature private companies, including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, and ongoing corporate governance and securities compliance matters. He also has represented underwriters and investors in the technology, financial services, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, hospitality, and consumer products industries. Further, he has served as special counsel to boards of directors and committees, including the audit committee of one of the world’s best-known consumer products companies, and has extensive experience dealing with shareholder activists.
“Buchalter’s regional footprint, premier corporate practice, and full service capabilities provide a unique opportunity to further cultivate my practice. I am thrilled to be joining the Firm,” said Williams.
Mr. Williams has been named as one of “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” in Corporate/Commercial (Washington) by Chambers USA from 2010-2018. He is also one of the Best Lawyers in America in Securities Law by Woodward/White, 2013-present and has an AV Rating® from Martindale-Hubbell®.
He earned his J.D. from Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law in 1997, cum laude, and his B.A. in Political Science from Auburn University in 1988.
“Adding Marc offers us the ability to further provide our clients with exceptional legal talent and services particularly in the areas of public company M&A and capital markets and financial institutions corporate matters. We are delighted to be working with him,” said Jeremy Weitz, Co-Chair of the Corporate Practice Group.
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