Chambers USA recognized the firm as a “powerhouse in the capital markets space.”
John Williams advises public and private companies in the life sciences and technology industries throughout their corporate lifecycles, as well as underwriters and financial advisers active in those industries.
Mr. Williams primarily handles capital markets and emerging company matters, and he represents issuers and investment banks on various transactions, including:
- Initial public offerings
- Direct listings
- Follow-on equity and debt offerings
- Venture capital financings
- Private placements of public equity
- Strategic investments
He also regularly advises on securities law compliance, corporate governance matters, employment matters, equity incentives, and startup matters.
Mr. Williams was named a Rising Star in the area of Securities & Corporate Finance by Super Lawyers in 2019-2020. In law school, he was an editor on the Stanford Law Review. He currently serves on Latham’s Ethics Committee.