Wayne Williams is a corporate partner in the Capital Markets Group. His primary practice areas include capital markets transactions (including transactions involving special purpose acquisition companies - SPACs), corporate restructurings and public and private mergers and acquisitions. Wayne has significant experience in high yield debt offerings and other securities-related transactions, including private placements of securities, exchange offers and related transactions in connection with out-of-court restructurings. Wayne also counsels U.S. and non-U.S. public companies with regard to United States securities regulations and other corporate matters, including corporate governance, Exchange Act periodic reporting and disclosure issues, stock exchange requirements and Section 16 matters.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2006Illinois


  • University of Texas at Austin School of LawJ.D.with High Honors2006

    Order of the Coif

    Articles and Notes Editor, Texas International Law Journal

  • University of PhoenixM.B.A.1989
  • University of British ColumbiaB.A.Sc., Engineering Physicswith Honors1980