Quinn Williams: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Quinn Williams

Shareholder
Phoenix,  AZ  U.S.A.
Phone602.445.8343

Peer Rating
 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Franchise & Distribution
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 602.445.8343
Fax: 602.445.8647
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Quinn-Williams
 
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 

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

 
BornEvergreen Park, Illinois, 1949
 
Biography

Quinn Williams has represented public and private corporations, entrepreneurs, and investment funds for more than 20 years. Quinn's M&A representations have included bothFortune500 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)

Awards & Recognition

• Listed,BTI Client Service All Stars, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2014

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

•Listed,Super Lawyersmagazine,Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007-2014

•Top 50 Super Lawyers in Arizona, 2007-2008, 2010, 2012-2014

• Listed,Chambers USA Guide, 2005-2014

• Team Member,Corporate Board Membermagazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13 th Annual Legal Industry Study, 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 3000Leading 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 JournalBest of the Bar Award, Corporate Financing, 2005

•Listed,Phoenix Business JournalMost Influential Business Leaders, 2003

•Selected, Innovator of Year Award, Arizona Technology Council, 2002

•Listed,Phoenix Business JournalHeavy 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,Incmagazine, June 1994

•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5AV , BV , AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

Books

•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

Speeches

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

Associated News & Events

Press-Releases

05.30.14 Eight Arizona Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named to 2014 Edition of the Chambers USA Guide

05.23.14 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide

02.12.14 3 Greenberg Traurig Shareholders Listed as 2014 BTI Client Service All-Stars

08.19.13 28 Phoenix Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2014 List

05.28.13 Chambers USA Guide 2013 Includes 176 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, 33 Practice Areas

09.27.12 25 Greenberg Traurig Phoenix Attorneys Included in 2013 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

06.07.12 2012 Chambers USA Guide Includes More than 170 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, 38 Practice Areas

04.13.12 25 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized in the 2012 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers

02.07.12 Greenberg Traurig M&A Practice Jumps in California League Table Rankings

09.29.11 Twenty- Four Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Phoenix Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2012

 
Reported CasesCounsel 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.
 
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Quinn Williams

2375 East Camelback Road, Suite 700
PhoenixAZ 85016




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