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William A. Groll

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

New York, NY, USA

William A. Groll is a partner based in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP.

Mr. Groll's practice focuses on public and private merger and acquisition transactions with a particular focus on cross-border transactions and the representation of international clients, including corporate clients, private equity firms and investment banks acting as financial advisors. He also provides advice regarding governance matters and fiduciary duties of officers and directors to corporations and their boards.

Mr. Groll is distinguished as one of the country's best merger and acquisition lawyers by Chambers USA. He is also internationally distinguished as one of the best corporate lawyers by The Legal 500 and Legal Business - Legal Experts.

Mr. Groll joined the firm's New York office in 1985 and became a partner in 1992. From 2001 to 2006 he was resident in the London office. He received a J.D. degree from Columbia University in 1983, and an undergraduate degree from Harvard College in 1980. He also served as law clerk to the Honorable Shirley Wohl Kram of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mr. Groll is a member of the Bar in New York.

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