William Snyder is a member of the Corporate Transactions & Securities Group. He concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation and corporate governance.
Mr. Snyder received his J.D., with high honors, from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. While in law school, he served as an editor of the North Carolina Law Review and his student note received the 2007 William T. Joyner award for excellence in legal scholarship. Mr. Snyder received his undergraduate degree in finance, with high honors, from the University of South Carolina Honors College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Mr. Snyder is admitted to practice in the state of North Carolina.
- Represented a private equity client in the sale of financial software developer.
- Represented a private equity fund in a multibillion-dollar "go-private" acquisition of a manufacturer of telecommunications equipment.
- Represented a national provider of anesthesiology and pain management services in its sale to an NYSE-traded provider of health care professional staffing and administrative services.
- Represented a national trade show company in the simultaneous acquisition of three competitors.
- Represented a private equity fund in its acquisition of a leading provider of fiber optic Wide Area Networks (WANs).
- Represented private equity funds in the joint acquisition of a national captive audience television network.
- Represented a commercial printing and graphic communications company in its sale to an S&P SmallCap 600 company.
- Represented a software developer in a recapitalization and strategic acquisition.
- Represented a private equity fund in its acquisition of a provider of web hosting and datacenter colocation services.
- Represented private equity funds in the general corporate matters of its portfolio companies.
- Represented several public companies in securities law matters.
An Alston & Bird team led by Bryan Ives, and partners Andy Immerman and Paul Cushing, and associates William Snyder, Russell Hilton and Glenn Kunkes, advised Lightower in connection with its acquisition by Berkshire Partners LLC.
December 27, 2012
In the Press
"The Securities Act of 1933 After SLUSA: Federal Class Actions Belong in Federal Court," 85 North Carolina Law Review, 669, 2007.
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