John A. Willett

John A. Willett

Retired Partner

John Willett's practice was focused on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, as well as general corporate law counseling. He advised domestic and foreign clients in private and public offerings of debt and equity securities, credit facilities, venture capital and private equity investments, fund formation, acquisitions and divestitures, and commercial agreements. He also had broad experience in international transactions.

Mr. Willett represented clients in a wide range of industries, including computer manufacturing, entertainment, financial services, insurance and reinsurance, medical devices, radio and television, printing, and securities. He was one of the founding partners of the firm's New York office.


  • LLM, New York University School of Law, 1976
  • JD, Stanford Law School, 1972
  • MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business, 1972
  • AB, Bucknell University, 1968
  • New York
  • California
  • Supreme Court of the United States
Government & Military Service
  • Captain, Adjutant General's Corps Branch, US Army Reserve
  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, New York City Bar

  • Fellow, American College of Investment Counsel


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