William S. Lamb

Partner

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New York

P: +1.212.408.2557 F: +1.212.259.2557

Mr. Lamb advises both public and private companies in complex mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, as well as financings. He also regularly represents financial advisors in connection with fairness opinions and other transactional matters. A significant number of Mr. Lamb’s clients are in the power and utility industry. In three decades of advising companies in these industries, Mr. Lamb has had a leading role in many precedent-setting transactions involving newly developed structures and regulatory approaches. Mr. Lamb has represented bidders and targets in both negotiated and unsolicited mergers and acquisitions, including several high-profile contested transactions in the utility industry; he has assisted clients in developing and implementing responses to activist shareholders, shareholder rights plans and other takeover defenses; he also has acted as counsel to issuers and underwriters in major financings. He has extensive experience advising on the legal and tactical issues that arise in connection with auctions and other sell-side processes for both public and private companies. He also has been involved in numerous cross-border transactions and has written extensively on energy and securities law matters.

Mr. Lamb is regularly named among leading lawyers by Chambers Global and Chambers USA, and similar publications. Before becoming a lawyer, he was a certified public accountant with a major accounting firm.

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