Bar Admissions

  • New York


  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1994
  • B.S., University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, 1989
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William N. Haddad


Bill Haddad, a partner in Venable's Corporate Practice in the New York office, focuses on a full range of securities offerings and corporate transactions, with a particular focus on securities, public and private financings, mergers & acquisitions, and general corporate matters, including joint ventures, partnerships, and corporate formations, for privately held and publicly traded companies, family offices, venture capital firms, investment banks, financial institutions, and private equity sponsors in the United States, Asia, Europe, Australia, and internationally.

Bill has been involved in more than 100 capital markets transactions, drawing on his unique familiarity and strength in the area of initial and follow-on public offerings, special-purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), shelf-takedowns, registered directs, PIPEs, at-the-market offerings, mergers of public and private companies, going-private transactions, private equity and venture capital formation and investments, 144A debt offerings of public and private companies, and rights offerings.

Before practicing law, Bill worked for Moody's Investor Services, the United States Bankruptcy Court, and as a certified public accountant for Ernst and Young LLP.

Bill is the chair of the Wharton Angel Network, which serves as a forum to allow entrepreneurs and emerging companies to meet, engage, and present to hundreds of prospective angel investors.