William F. Gorin’s practice focuses on domestic and international financing and business transactions, including U.S. securities laws and equity and debt offerings and corporate acquisitions.

He has extensive experience in initial public offerings, as well as high-yield and Yankee bond debt financings for companies in the United States, Latin America and Europe. He also provides advice regarding corporate governance matters and fiduciary duties of officers and directors to corporations and their boards of directors. William is experienced in advising sovereign governments on debt restructurings, bank loans, securities offerings and privatizations.

William has been internationally distinguished as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA, The Legal 500 U.S., Latin Lawyer 250: Latin America’s Leading Business Law Firms and IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Law Firms.

William has taught at Columbia University School of Law, lecturing on the various aspects of international banking and financial law.

William joined the firm in 1978, became a partner in 1986 and senior counsel in 2014. He was resident in the Paris office from 1979 to 1982.