William Wallace

William E. Wallace, Jr.


Bill Wallace focuses his practice on mergers, acquisitions and dispositions of public and private companies, partnership, joint venture and teaming arrangements, corporate restructurings, out-of-court workouts, public and private equity and debt financings, and licensing arrangements.

Mr. Wallace has substantial experience in negotiating complex business transactions in a wide variety of industries, including radio and television broadcasting, publishing, multimedia, entertainment, financial services, textiles, and aerospace and defense.

Mr. Wallace also represents clients in a variety of transactions in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, including acquisitions, dispositions, cross-licensing agreements and settlement agreements arising from patent infringement litigations. He has represented many of the major pharmaceutical companies, as well as a number of smaller development-stage companies.

Mr. Wallace is an experienced corporate counselor, advising companies, boards of directors and board committees on a broad range of issues, including regulatory compliance, corporate governance, compensation issues and conflicts. Mr. Wallace also represents foreign-based corporations in making investments in the United States, and counseling such clients on corporate and securities law compliance.


  • JD, Columbia Law School, 1979, Stone Scholar
  • BA, Williams College, 1976, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • New York
  • Member, New York City Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association

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