• Biography

    Eric Williams is a corporate partner in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone with more than 16 years of experience in acquisitions, divestitures, securities transactions and other complex business transactions. Specifically, he has significant experience representing both corporate and private equity buyers and sellers in structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing public and private mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, including assisting private equity funds with the purchase, ongoing representation and subsequent sale of portfolio companies. Eric also has experience representing clients in M&A transactions within the bankruptcy context.

    Professional and Community Activities

    • State Bar of Texas
    • Dallas Bar Association
    • Association for Corporate Growth Dallas Chapter, Board of Directors

    Professional Recognition

    • Selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2008-2015
    • Recognized by DCEO Magazine, D Magazine Partners, as one of the DFW’s Top M&A Dealmakers, 2014
  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2001, Special Projects Editor, SMU Law Review Association
    • B.B.A., Baylor University, 1998
  • Admissions

    • Texas, 2001