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William J. Bettman

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William J. Bettman is a Shareholder in the Finance & Transactions and Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits groups. He counsels clients using a practical, business-like approach to the practice of law.

Mr. Bettman concentrates his practice in the areas of business, corporate and executive compensation law, and private equity and growth capital. He works extensively in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, financing and other corporate transactions. He represents corporations, compensation committees and individual executives in a variety of executive compensation matters.

The Legal 500 United States guide recommends Mr. Bettman in the Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts—M&A: Middle-Market (Sub-$500M) category. He has also been selected by his peers from 2013 to 2016 as a Leading Lawyer in Corporate Finance.

William J. Bettman

Shareholder

Education

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1992
  • Loyola University Chicago, M.B.A., 1991
  • Northwestern University, B.A., 1986

William J. Bettman

Shareholder

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1992

Affiliations

  • Member, President's Council, Museum of Science and Industry