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Will Turner is an experienced transactional attorney, focusing his practice on corporate transactions, commercial blockchain transactions, and venture capital investments.

Will has counseled clients on:

  • More than 50 company acquisition, sale, and combination transactions
  • More than 40 venture capital investments
  • More than 50 commercial blockchain transactions and product launches

Will possesses deep knowledge of U.S. securities and corporate governance laws and practices as well as corporate transaction and investment standards. He also advises on distribution, technology, sales, and financial services agreements.

Many of Will’s clients seek counsel for “cross-border” transactions that call for understanding multiple jurisdictional requirements. Will represents many non-U.S. clients who seek to engage in acquisitions, investments, or commercial transactions in the U.S. or use U.S. laws as a compliance reference jurisdiction. Will also represents U.S. companies seeking to transact outside of the U.S.

Concentrations

  • Blockchain & Digital Assets
  • Corporate Governance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Venture Capital
  • Emerging Technology

主要执业方向

主要执业经验

  • Represented Swiss venture capital entities in their investment of preferred stock of U.S. passive optical network plug maker.
  • Represented blockchain securities exchange in the initial offering and secondary trading of note tokens.
  • Represented Swiss venture capital entities in their investment in preferred stock of an Israeli digital asset infrastructure company.
  • Represented Swiss venture capital entities in their investment in preferred stock of an Israeli cybersecurity company.
  • Represented blockchain investor in negotiating its purchase of bitcoin mining notes.
  • Represented selling shareholders in the sale of minority equity interest in an insurance premium finance company to a private equity fund and related company reorganization.
  • Represented Liechtenstein family office in the acquisition of assets of a micromirror technology company and related recapitalization.°
  • Represented alternative legal services provider in corporate reorganization in connection with the spinoffs of two separate businesses.°
  • Represented private equity-backed healthcare software company in its acquisition of all of the equity of human services provider software company.°
  • Represented U.S. subsidiary of Swiss public company in its purchase of all of the stock of a U.S. micro machine tool manufacturer.°
  • Represented Swiss venture capital entities in their investment in convertible promissory notes of U.S. secret computing company.°
  • Represented Swiss venture capital entities in their investment in the preferred stock of an Israeli institutional digital asset security provider.°
  • Represented Swiss venture capital entities in their investment in the preferred stock of U.S. cloud analytics software provider.°
  • Represented cryptocurrency exchange in its negotiation of digital asset custody arrangement.°
  • Represented cryptocurrency derivatives platform in its launch of derivative products.°
  • Represented digital asset manager in its stablecoin-based loan to a digital assets and equity hedge fund.°
  • Represented Spanish public company in its transactions in digital assets in the United States.°
  • Represented issuer in the design and sale of gold-backed digital token.°
  • Represented blockchain investor in negotiating and investing in a special-purpose guaranteed return vehicle.°
  • Represented digital asset manager in its investments in cryptocurrency and digital asset funds.°
  • Represented blockchain investor in its purchase of web3 video game profit tokens.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Turner prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

荣誉和领导力

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, FinTech Practice, 2023
  • Listed,The Legal 500 United States, Media, Technology and Telecoms > Fintech, 2022
    • "Recommended Lawyer," 2022
    • "Other Key Lawyer," 2022
  • Board Member, Swiss American Business Council
  • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Business Law Section

资历

教育
  • B.A., with honors, University of Chicago
  • J.D., cum laude, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
    • Member, Northwestern University Law Review
获准执业地区
  • Illinois