Quinn Williams: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Quinn Williams

Phoenix,  AZ  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
Contact InfoTelephone: 602.445.8343
Fax: 602.445.8647
University University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.B.A., Finance, 1972
Law SchoolUniversity of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, J.D., 1975
Admitted1975, Arizona; 1984, New York (inactive)
Memberships Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce (Board Member, 1998-Present).
BornEvergreen Park, Illinois, 1949

Quinn Williams has represented public and private corporations, entrepreneurs, and investment funds for more than 20 years. Quinn's M&A representations have included both Fortune 500 and middle market companies in technology, retail, media, manufacturing and specialty service industries throughout the United States. As a past board member and general counsel for two Arizona-based public companies, Quinn advises on board governance and compliance matters.

Areas of Concentration

· Private and public equity and debt financings

· Mergers, acquisitions and recapitalization

· Technology licensing and joint venture transactions

· Franchising and intellectual property compliance

· Board of directors (corporate governance)

Professional & Community Involvement

· Director's Emeritus, Arizona Technology Council, 2008-Present

· Board Member, American Red Cross Grand Canyon Chapter, 2008-Present

· Board Member, Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce, 1998-Present

· Board Member, Governor's Council on Innovation and Technology, 2003-2008

· Board Member (2004), President (2002) and Chairman 2003, Enterprise Network

· Board, Arizona Technology Council Executive Committee, 2002-2008

· Chairman, Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), 2000-2001

· Vice Chair, Governor's Regulatory Review Commission, 1999

· Founder - Chair, Arizona Venture Capital Conference, Phoenix 1992-1993

· Founding Chair, Governor's Small Business Executive Council

· Valley Leadership Association, Class V

Awards & Recognition

· Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law; Franchise Law; Venture Capital Law, 1995-2014

· Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of "America's Best Corporate Law Firms," 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013

· Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2005-2013

· Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007-2013
- "Top 50 Super Lawyers in Arizona," 2007-2008, 2010, 2012-2013

· Listed, Arizona's Finest Lawyers, 2011

· Team Member, The BTI Client Service All-Star Team for Law Firms, 2010-2011

· Recommended, Practical Law Company, PLC Dispute Resolution Handbook, 2008, 2010

· Member, Winning Team, "Restructuring Deal of the Year," International Financial Law Review, 2008

· Named, "2008 Centers of Influence Honorees"

· Listed, Lawdragon 3000 "Leading Lawyers in America," 2006

· Listed, "Power Players" a listing of 50 of Phoenix's top influential business leaders, The Phoenix Business Journal, 2006

· Selected, The Business Journal "Best of the Bar Award," Corporate Financing, 2005

· Listed, Phoenix Business Journal "Most Influential Business Leaders," 2003

· Selected, "Innovator of Year Award," Arizona Technology Council, 2002

· Listed, Phoenix Business Journal "Heavy Hitter Arizona All Stars," October 14, 2002

· Recipient, "U.S. Small Business Administration Award," Region IX and State of Arizona, May 1996

· Listed, "Entrepreneur of the Year Award - Arizona," Inc magazine, June 1994

· Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5

Professional Experience

Significant Representations

· Counsel to Kona Grill, IPO for $30 million and general corporate.

· Counsel to Remy International in sale of assets for $150 million.

· Represented regional and national venture capital funds and their portfolio companies in equity and debt financings in excess of $300 million since 1998.°

· Counsel to Swensen's, Inc., a 400-store franchise chain, $30 million IPO, 34 Act compliance and franchising compliance.

· Counsel for Combined Communications Corp., a NYSE Fortune 500 Phoenix-based outdoor and broadcast media company in securities compliance, acquisition matters and merger with the Gannett Co. Inc.

· Represented Circle K, a Phoenix-based NYSE convenience store chain in setting up national franchise program including disclosure and registration matters.°

· Counsel to Regency Health, a California medical provider in buyout program and subsequent $40 million IPO.°

· Counsel to Star HRG in its sale to UICI insurance for $40 million.°

°The above matters were handled by Mr. Williams prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Publications & Presentations

Articles, Lectures & Publications


· Contributing Author, United States Law of Trade and Investment, William S. Hein & Co., 2000

· Contributing Author, Attracting Capital From Angels, John Wiley and Sons., 2002


· Speaker, American Bar Association Forum on Franchising on various franchise topics, including financing a franchise company


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Office Information

Quinn Williams

2375 East Camelback Road, Suite 700
PhoenixAZ 85016


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