Mark Williamson practices in the areas of business, corporate, and securities law, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. He is a cochair of the firm's Corporate & Business Practice Group and a cochair of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisition team. Mark has extensive experience representing business owners, public and private companies, private equity firms, and management teams in various corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings, tender offers, leveraged buyouts, and debt financings. He also represents public and private companies in securities compliance, corporate governance, and general business matters, and he has served as counsel to special committees of boards of directors.
Mark represents clients in a number of industries, including software and other information technologies, manufacturing, traditional and alternative energy, waste management, higher education, medical device, agribusiness, health care, franchise, and professional services, among others.
Mark lectures frequently on mergers and acquisitions, and business law topics. He has authored several articles and book chapters on mergers and acquisitions and other business law matters and is regularly quoted on mergers and acquisitions topics in various business publications.
Mark, his wife, and their four children live in St. Paul. When he is not practicing law, Mark enjoys running, biking, skiing, reading, spending time with his family, and renovating their 1915 house.
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