A partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Capital Markets & Securities practices, William advises on complex transactions for both public and private clients. He has extensive cross-border experience and has acted as lead counsel on numerous M&A transactions, representing clients from across Canada, the United States and Europe. Highly regarded in the US, William has the distinction of being the only non-US lawyer to serve as Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section, one of the largest specialty groups within the ABA. He has considerable experience in diverse sectors, ranging from commercial and industrial manufacturing to transportation, automotive, retail, biotech, agribusiness and defence. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of the ABA’s The Business Lawyer and was a member of the Editorial Group of the ABA’s Model Stock Purchase Agreement with Commentary (Second Edition). Select Recognition: Lexpert®/ROB Special Edition: Canada’s Leading Corporate Lawyers; Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada; The Best Lawyers in Canada; Who’s Who Legal: Canada; Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Preeminent ranking.