William J. Bernat is an associate in the Business Department and a member of the firm's Emerging Companies and Commercial Finance practice groups. His practice is focused on private equity, venture capital and angel financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance issues.
Will represents clients in a broad range of industries, including life sciences, technology, social media and consumer products. His representation of emerging and entrepreneurial companies spans the companies’ entire lifespan, from initial planning and formation to operations and exit.
Will also has significant experience representing major lending institutions and companies in complex multi-party financings and asset-based/commercial lending transactions.
Will is a frequent lecturer for Massachusetts Continuation Legal Education. During law school, Will was a note editor on the Suffolk University Law Review.