• 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 and 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.