Edward J. Willig: Lawyer with Carr McClellan P.C.

Edward J. Willig

Co-President; Chair Corporate & Business
Burlingame,  CA  U.S.A.

Peer Rating
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law
  • Business Law
Contact InfoTelephone: 650-342-9600
Fax: 650-342-7685
Mailing Address216 Park Road, Burlingame, California, 94010
Law SchoolBoalt Hall School of Law, University of California, J.D.
Admitted1984, California
Memberships State Bar of California (Member, Business Law Section)

Ed offers comprehensive legal representation to businesses of all sizes. With a proven understanding of the financial and operational concerns of his clients, Ed provides strategic counsel for navigating and negotiating significant transactions. Working in tandem with business owners and top-level management, he assists in the formulation of long-term strategies that enhance fiscal stability and business growth.

Ed routinely consults on the formation of new businesses, contracts and issues relating to emerging companies. He also has substantial experience in mergers and acquisitions and state and federal securities law compliance.

Special Expertise

- Business formation

- M&As

- Debt and equity financings

- Buy/sell agreements

- State and federal securities law compliance

Representative Matters

- Advising a family-owned import company on day-to-day legal issues as annual sales grew from $1 to $10 million; assisted with sale of business to a strategic buyer, including structuring, negotiating and documenting the sale on behalf of the family.

- Facilitating a complex $18.6 million financing for a regional transportation company, including structuring and documenting the combination of a term loan and revolving line of credit provided by an affiliate of a major U.S. bank with a term loan and equity investment by affiliates of a San Francisco-based merchant bank.

- Structuring the merger of two health care institutions, each with numerous subdivisions and combined annual revenue of $500 million. The transaction required the identification and resolution of potentially problematic areas, including compliance with bond covenants, ERISA, labor agreements, antitrust and state government approval processes.

- Representing a Bay Area-based venture capital fund with investments in its portfolio companies, including final negotiation and documentation of legal due diligence investigations of the portfolio companies.

Civic Affiliations

- Hillsborough School Foundation

Former President

- Shelter Network of San Mateo County

Former Chair

Honors and Awards

- AV® Preeminent™


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Office Information

Edward J. Willig

216 Park Road
BurlingameCA 94010


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