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William J. Bettman

William J. Bettman

Vedder Price P.C.

Chicago, IL, USA

William J. Bettman is a Shareholder in the Finance & Transactions and Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits groups. He counsels clients using a practical, business-like approach to the practice of law.

Mr. Bettman concentrates his practice in the areas of business, corporate and executive compensation law, and private equity and growth capital. He works extensively in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, financing and other corporate transactions. He represents corporations, compensation committees and individual executives in a variety of executive compensation matters.

The Legal 500 United States guide recommends Mr. Bettman in the Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts—M&A: Middle-Market (Sub-$500M) category. He has also been selected by his peers from 2013 to 2016 as a Leading Lawyer in Corporate Finance.


Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1992

Loyola University Chicago, M.B.A., 1991

Northwestern University, B.A., 1986

Bar Admissions

Illinois, 1992


Member, President's Council, Museum of Science and Industry

William J. Bettman is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Employment Agreements (PowerPoint slides) - Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2017, Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2018, Wednesday, January 31, 2018, Chicago, IL

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