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William (Bill) Soderstrom counsels businesses of all sizes on their overall operation. His practice regularly involves contract creation and operational issues, negotiations, human resources issues, acquisitions, divestitures, ownership transitions and financing. Bill’s practice extends across the country and to China, Europe and Canada.
Bill has represented buyers and sellers in dozens of mergers and acquisitions, including in bankruptcy and from foreclosure and secured lender sales totaling hundreds of millions of dollars. He also counsels companies in multi-million dollar private placements, and represents underwriters in effecting both accredited investor private placements and IPOs.
Bill’s philosophy is to get a deal done quickly, at a sensible cost, and with minimal disruption. When disputes arise, he prides himself on negotiating significant recoveries, with litigation as a last resort.
Firm Managing Shareholder, 2001-2017
Recipient of “Jamil Nizam Dedication and Entrepreneurial Spirit” award, MAKO annual meeting
Clerk, Wisconsin Court of Appeals Judge Robert Cannon
Intern, Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson
Admitted, Wisconsin Supreme Court and all lower state courts
J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
B.A., University of Illinois
Bill and his wife live in River Hills, Wisconsin. They enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.