William E. Mathias II
Partner

Offices:

Buffalo Office — 716.853.5100 x228
wmathias@lippes.com
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Attorney William E. Mathias II is a partner in the Corporate Law and Financial Transactions practice groups at Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP.

Mr. Mathias advises clients on the formation and financing of business entities, and has been involved in many merger and acquisition transactions. He has substantial experience in the public and private placement of debt and equity securities, and has worked with a number of private investors and venture capital and investment banking firms.

Mr. Mathias also advises boards and committees, as well as nonprofit organizations, on corporate governance and compliance.

Additionally, Mr. Mathias represents both commercial lenders and borrowers in structuring and closing secured loan transactions and workouts.

An active member of the Western New York business and civic community, he has participated in a number of complex public-private financing transactions including the Buffalo Hyatt Regency and HSBC Arena projects.

He is a member of the Erie County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and American Bar Association.

Education

University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D.
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Admitted to Practice

  •  New York

Honors & Awards

  •  The Best Lawyers in America© (2015 - 2018)
  •  Upstate New York Super Lawyers® (2014 - 2017)

Community Involvement

  •  Nichols School Board of Trustees
  • Member of the Corporation Elmwood Franklin School
  • Member of Dean’s Advisory Council University at Buffalo Law School
  • Former President and Director of Cherry Hill Club;
  • Former Chair UB Law School Annual Fund

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