William T. Manierre: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

William T. Manierre

Of Counsel
San Francisco,  CA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Capital Markets
  • Emerging Growth/Venture Capital
  • Family Owned and Closely-Held Businesses
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Private Equity
  • Public Company Corporate Governance and Compliance
  • Private Wealth Services
  • Construction and Infrastructure
  • Financial Services
  • Life Sciences and FDA
University Yale University, B.A., cum laude, 1970
Law SchoolUniversity of California, Hastings, J.D., 1975 Order of the Coif, Thurston Society, Executive Editor, The Hastings Law Journal
Admitted1975, California and U.S. District Court, Northern District of California


•Member, Business Law Section, State Bar of California

•Member, State Bar - CEB Business & Intellectual Property Law Advisory Committee

•Member, Association for Corporate Growth

•Member, ProVisors

•Member, Corporations Committee, United States Law Firm Group

•Member, Corporations Committee, 1988-1991, State Bar of California

•Arbitrator, National Association of Securities Dealers, 1980's and 1990's

•Member, Berkeley Fair Campaign Practices Commission, 1988-1998, Past Chairman, 1994-1997


William T. Manierre is of counsel in the Corporate Practice Group in the firm's San Francisco office.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Manierre specializes in corporate and securities matters, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial transactions. Mr. Manierre is an experienced transactional attorney who takes a hands-on approach to the negotiation, structuring and documentation of complex business relationships.

Mr. Manierre represents public corporations, closely held and emerging companies and foreign corporations with U.S. operations and investments. His practice includes:

General Corporate : Representation of business enterprises (including corporations, partnerships, LLCs and sole proprietorships) concerning their organization, governance, reorganization and liquidation.

Mergers and Acquisitions : Purchase and sale of businesses, including asset sale transactions, stock transfers and mergers, and related legal matters such as regulatory filings, noncompetition covenants and employment agreements.

Securities : Federal and state securities laws, including public and private offerings, proxy solicitations, Exchange Act reporting and broker-dealer and investment advisor matters.


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William T. Manierre

Seventeenth Floor, Four Embarcadero Center
San FranciscoCA 94111


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