William Barrett is the Co-CEO of the Firm, as well as Chair of the Firm’s Business Law and Professional Practice Transitions groups. He has nearly 20 years of experience representing a wide range of businesses with a unique specialty in mergers and acquisitions, start-ups, commercial finance, and real estate transactions. He provides strategic advice to companies of all sizes from formation to dissolution and every stage in between. He is known for the personal attention that he gives his clients and the energy he brings to every deal. Bill has a reputation as a deal maker who knows how to get things done.
Bill often serves as outside general corporate counsel to his clients and advises them on issues concerning contracts, employment law compliance, developing office and employee policies, executive compensation programs and agreements, as well as business succession and related tax planning. His representative clients include commercial organizations and entrepreneurs in the areas of manufacturing, industry, service, banking, finance, insurance, construction, real estate development, as well as healthcare professionals of varying disciplines and organizations. Throughout his career, Bill has successfully managed the purchase or sale of hundreds of businesses and professional practices.
In the healthcare space, Bill is well recognized as a transactional lawyer in medical and dental practice transitions, practice sales and purchases, associate buy-ins, start-ups, and the structuring of management services organizations and has represented clients in transactions throughout the country. He is well versed in the specific rules and regulations that govern the industry. Bill has written many articles addressing the legal and business needs of licensed professionals and facilities and regularly speaks on a wide variety of topics to study groups, societies, students and residents at dental and medical schools.
New Jersey State Bar
New York State Bar
American Bar Association
Dental Resource Alliance
Metro Business Alliance
State of New Jersey, 1998
State of New York, 1999
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1998
Boston College, B.A., 1994