Bill Stewart has represented private equity funds and privately held companies in more than 100 closed transactions, including leveraged buyouts, sales, equity recapitalizations, minority investments, and other equity financings. In addition to his transactional work, Bill provides practical, efficient corporate counseling to dozens of companies in a wide range of industries.
The private equity funds with which Bill has worked include Blue Point Capital Partners, Crestline Investors, Cyprium Partners, Edgewater Capital Partners, High Road Capital Partners, Kirtland Capital Partners, PNC Erieview Capital, Primus Capital, Resilience Capital Partners, Tecum Capital, and The Riverside Company.
In addition to representing private equity funds and their portfolio companies, Bill represents family- and founder-owned businesses in a variety of matters, including transformative sale transactions.
Incredibly proud of his hometown, Bill is active in the community and is currently chairman of the board of directors of The Children's Museum of Cleveland and president of the board of trustees of the Yale Alumni Association of Cleveland. Bill is also a member of the Leadership Cleveland Class of 2019.
- April 20, 2016
Transaction Liability & Tax Insurance Market Update
- The University of Chicago (J.D. 2002; Joseph Henry Beale Prize; Bell, Boyd & Lloyd Award); Yale University (B.A. magna cum laude with distinction in American Studies 1999)
- Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star (2016) — mergers & acquisitions