William C. McDonald is a senior counsel in the Capital Markets and Securities Practice Group in The Woodlands office of Haynes Boone. He has broad experience in various business and corporate and securities matters, including the negotiation and structuring of mergers and stock and asset acquisitions involving public and private entities; the representation of issuers in public and private offerings of equity and debt securities; general corporate and partnership matters; and the negotiation of general contracts and secured transactions.

Bill’s practice has included a significant involvement with financial institutions and in the energy and oilfield services industries. He has advised clients relating to a variety of transactional matters in the energy and oilfield services industries, including the negotiation and documentation of the sale and acquisition of companies and assets including gas processing plants and gathering systems.

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  • Recognized as a Stand-out Lawyer, Acritas Stars, 2020-2021


J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 1985, with honors; Order of the Coif; Order of the Barons

B.B.A., University of Texas at Arlington, 1982, with honors



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Coffee Tea and the SEC: Trends and Updates
November 17, 2021

Haynes Boone and DFIN invite you to sip a morning beverage while participating in a series of thought-provoking presentations on relevant and trending issues facing corporate securities law practitioners. Our panelists cover the latest developments from the SEC and offer insights on the changing legal environment. Participants gain key insights on the impact of the SEC’s recent initiatives and bes [...]