Osborn Maledon PA

William M Hardin

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Practice Areas

Bill's practice focuses on representing entrepreneurs and investors in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity financing and other significant business transactions. He also represents growth companies as outside general counsel in establishing strategic relationships, joint ventures, technology licensing and distribution deals, executive employment and compensation arrangements and other matters.


Partner, Osborn Maledon (and predecessor firm) since 1988.

Professional Memberships

Director, Arizona Economic Resource Organization (AERO)

Co-chair, Governor's Council on Innovation and Technology (GCIT)

Co-chair, GCIT Technology Transfer Committee

State Bar of Arizona, Securities Regulation Section Past Chair


My view: A kumbaya moment for Arizona's tech ecosystem (Phoenix Business Journal, August 14, 2017)

Table of Experts: Mergers & Acquisitions (Phoenix Business Journal, June 17, 2016)

Arizona Legal Forms, Business Organizations, (Corporations), Volumes 8 and 9, West Publishing, 2nd Edition.


J.D., with honors, The University of Chicago Law School, 1982; University of Chicago Law Review, Associate Editor, 1981-1982; Order of the Coif

B.A., summa cum laude, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1978