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William M Shields

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William Shields has attained a sterling reputation for his private equity practice, frequently acting for an array of high-end and mid-market investment firms on buyouts, minority investments and exits. He also advises on portfolio company matters.
"He's one of the top M&A and buyouts lawyers in town." "He's one of the folks who's been around for a long time and seen a lot, so he's engaged at the forefront of what we do in the financial markets and on the advisory side."
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Will Shields was elevated to a member of Ropes & Gray's policy committee, the firm's global governing body, from co-chair of the private equity transactions group. He is also a partner in the Boston office. His practice focuses on representing private equity firms and public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and other direct investments. Will also represents investment management firms in connection with strategic transactions including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and restructurings.

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