William R. Paul

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Has represented public and closely held companies, securities issuers, underwriters, broker-dealers and venture capital investors in securities offerings, compliance activities, and administrative and enforcement proceedings. Practice includes mergers, acquisitions, takeovers, business combinations, business sales, and a wide variety of commercial transactions. Moot Court Honor Society and National Moot Court Team, Brooklyn Law School, 1972-1973. Senior Staff Attorney, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Corporation Finance, 1973-1977. Co-Author: "Anti-Takeover Laws," The Florida Bar, Florida Corporate Practice 1990-1991. Director, 1983— and President, 1991-1993, Real Estate Investment Council, Inc. Director, 1999— and President, 2001-2003, Association For Corporate Growth, Tampa Bay Chapter.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
813-276-1920  Phone
813-276-1560  Fax
University Attended:
University of Pennsylvania, B.S., Economics, 1964
Law School Attended:
Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1973
Year of First Admission:
1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit; 1983, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1982, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; 1980, Florida; 1975, District of Columbia
The Florida Bar; Hillsborough County and American (Member: Business Law Section; Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities) Bar Associations; Association of SEC Alumni, Inc.
Special Agencies:
Securities and Exchange Commission.
Birth Information:
Johnstown, Pennsylvania, September 22, 1942
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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Tampa, Florida

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