• William T. Quicksilver


    Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner
    wquicksilver@manatt.com
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    Los Angeles
    Direct: 310.312.4210
    General: 310.312.4000
    Fax: 310.312.4224

    Education

    University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1978; Associate Editor, University of Chicago Law Review

     

    Princeton University, A.B., magna cum laude, 1974

    Bar Admissions
    California
    • Profile
    • Representative Matters
    • Honors & Awards
    • Publications
    • Memberships & Activities
    • Speaking Engagements

    Profile

    Mr. Quicksilver is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of the firm.  He is also a member of the Business, Finance & Tax Division.

    Mr. Quicksilver’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, capital market activities, corporate governance, and strategic advisory services in the financial services industry and in a range of unregulated industries.

    Mr. Quicksilver performs these services for a full range of clients from closely held concerns to exchange-listed companies.  In addition, he regularly advises investment banks, institutional investors and financial advisors.

    Representative Matters

    Honors & Awards

    Mr. Quicksilver has been selected by his peers to be listed in “The Best Lawyers in America” for more than ten years.

    Publications

    Memberships & Activities

    Admitted to Practice: California

    Director, Public Counsel Law Center.

    Member, American Bar Association.

    Speaking Engagements

    Mr. Quicksilver is a frequent speaker in industry trade groups and professional associations on subjects ranging from mergers and capital market developments to financial institution regulatory matters, corporate directors’ obligations and shareholder rights.