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William S. Patterson
William S. Patterson
Mergers and Acquisitions
State Government Relations
JD, University of North Carolina School of Law, with honors, 1973
BA, Wake Forest University, 1969
Awards & Recognition
Legal Elite, Business Law,
Business North Carolina
, Business and Corporate, 2010, 2012
The Best Lawyers
in America, Corporate Law, 2011, 2012
Member, American Bar Association
Board of Advisors, University of North Carolina J. Nelson Young Tax Institute
Member, Wake County Bar Association
Former Chairman, Foundation of Hope
William's practice focuses on federal, state and local taxation, general corporate representation, mergers and acquisitions and insurance regulatory matters. William has experience in structuring and negotiating corporate acquisitions and sales and in insurer insolvencies.
Served as executor of estate containing multiple business and extensive investment holdings.
Represented state and national organizations involved in insurer insolvency workouts, restructurings and liquidations.
Represented multinational corporation in sale of businesses pursuant to withdrawal from U.S. Markets.
Argued insurer insolvency issues before the Unites States Supreme Court.
Represented insurer in regulatory aspects of issuing various financial products.
Represented numerous individuals and employers in developing and negotiating compensation and termination packages for key personnel.
Represented public charitable organization and served as board chairman.
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