William L. Wilkins

William L. Wilkins

Of Counsel

William L. Wilkins is Of Counsel to the Sills Cummis & Gross Corporate Practice Group. Mr. Wilkins represents public and private companies in connection with a wide array of transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, debt and equity financings and complex commercial transactions. Mr. Wilkins also has experience representing large public and private organizations in appellate litigation matters.

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Representative Matters

  • Representation of a wholesaler and distributor of home entertainment products in its $80 million acquisition of a large distributor of video games and video game accessories.
  • Representation of a U.S.-based telecommunications device manufacturer in its $75 million acquisition by a Swedish publicly traded company.
  • Representation of an IT staffing company in its $25 million acquisition by a large professional recruitment and temporary staffing agency.
  • Representation of a private investment fund in its $30 million acquisition of a branded hotel.
  • Representation of an international commodities trader in the $10 million sale of the assets of the company.
  • Representation of a private investment fund in its $25 million equity investment in a joint venture with a commercial real estate developer for the debt-financed construction of a $67.5 million mixed-use redevelopment project.
  • Representation of an independent renewable energy provider in connection with its debt-financed $60 million investment in a 38-project,100-megawatt solar project portfolio located in five states along the East Coast.
  • Representation of a large Chinese bank in its purchase of a participation in a $450 million syndicated loan involving both senior and mezzanine financing.
  • Representation of a large Canadian corrugated packaging company in its obtention of a $13.5 million senior secured loan from a large international bank.
  • Representation of a UK-based technology conglomerate in its obtention of a £13 million loan secured by the assets of numerous subsidiaries.

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Rankings & Recognition

Selected for inclusion in:

  • Best Lawyers®* "Ones to Watch" 2021, Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
* See Award Methodology. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.


Member, The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40