William S. Lamb

Senior Counsel

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P: +1.713.229.1382
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Mr. Lamb has been advising the senior management and boards of directors of public and private companies on mergers, acquisitions and other strategic transactions for over 30 years. A significant number of Mr. Lamb's clients are in the power and utility industry. In more than three decades of advising utility companies, Mr. Lamb has had a leading role in many of the largest, most complicated, and precedent-setting transactions. These have often involved newly developed structures, regulatory approaches and deal terms. 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 regularly represents financial advisors in connection with fairness opinions and other transactional matters. He also 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 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 (2012-2017) and Chambers USA (2012-2017), and similar publications. Before becoming a lawyer, he was a certified public accountant with a major accounting firm.

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