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William L. Wortmann is Of Counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the firm’s Corporate Department and his practice is most heavily focused on public company debt and equity capital market transitions, including initial and secondary public offerings and private placements. Bill has worked on more than 15 IPOs, several of which were among the largest in the country that year, and a number of transitions valued in excess of $1 billion. He also regularly advises clients and their boards of directors on securities law, corporate governance and regulatory issues. Representative matters include advising on Securities and Exchange Commission reporting requirements, proxy and annual meeting matters and stock exchange listing and governance rules. In addition, he has represented clients in a number of merger and acquisition transactions including going private and public/public deals, as well as private equity and venture capital transactions. Bill also has an active pro bono practice and advises non-profit organizations on formation and corporate governance matters. He is Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center where he teaches Securities Regulation.
Bill earned a J.D. degree magna cum laude in 2002 from the University of Minnesota, School of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as an Articles Editor of the Minnesota Journal of Global Trade. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1998 from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is admitted to practice law in the State of California and the District of Columbia.
University of Minnesota - 2002 Juris Doctor
University of North Carolina - 1998 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar