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William K. Hackett

Washington, D.C.
  • 555 Eleventh Street, NW
  • Suite 1000
  • Washington, D.C. 20004-1304
  • USA

William Hackett is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Corporate Department. Mr. Hackett focuses on general company representation, private and public securities offerings, and securities regulation. Mr. Hackett also counsels public companies regarding their public reporting obligations, including in connection with mergers and acquisitions transactions, corporate governance matters, and other issues related to public company status.


Mr. Hackett’s experience includes advising:

  • A prominent REIT in its US$3.1 billion acquisition financing
  • OpenTable in its US$2.6 billion acquisition by The Priceline Group
  • BRE Properties in its US$16.2 billion merger with Essex Property Trust
  • Multiple at-the-market offerings for life sciences clients
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