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William G Lawlor

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William G. Lawlor heads Dechert’s Global Corporate Governance Group. With experience spanning four decades, he represents companies, boards of directors, special committees and investors in a broad range of national and cross-border M&A, governance matters, securities offerings, proxy contests, activist campaigns and merger arbitrage. A frequent advisor to general counsel, Mr. Lawlor’s practice includes strategic and litigation advice within the context of broader corporate matters. Mr. Lawlor frequently advises companies and investors engaged in sophisticated M&A and proxy contests in Pennsylvania with respect to Pennsylvania’s complex takeover statutes.