Chief Executive Officer and Corporate Law attorney William S. Barrett provides strategic advice to companies and organizations of all sizes from formation to dissolution and every stage in between. He has over 20 years of experience representing a wide range of businesses with a unique focus in mergers and acquisitions. He is known for the personal attention that he gives his clients and the energy he brings to every deal. Bill has a reputation as a deal maker who knows how to be creative and get things done.
Bill often serves the role as outside general corporate counsel to his clients and advises them on issues concerning contracts, employment law compliance, developing policies, executive compensation programs and agreements, as well as business succession and related tax planning. His representative clients include commercial organizations and entrepreneurs in the areas of manufacturing, industry, service, banking, finance, insurance, construction, real estate development, as well as healthcare professionals of varying disciplines and organizations. Throughout his career, Bill has successfully managed the purchase or sale of hundreds of businesses, professional practices and facilities.
In the healthcare space, Bill is well recognized as a transactional lawyer in dental and medical practice transitions, practice sales and purchases, associate buy-ins, start-ups, and the structuring of dental services organizations (DSOs) and management services organizations (MSOs).
He is the author of “Pain-Free Dental Deals: An Entrepreneurial Dentist’s Guide to Buying, Selling and Merging Practices” and “The DSO Decision: Winning Answers from Every Angle.” He has written many articles addressing the legal and business needs of licensed professionals and facilities. He regularly speaks on a wide variety of topics to professional tradeshows, associations, study groups, societies, as well as students and residents at dental schools across the country. Bill has also appeared on Howard Farran’s well-regarded show Dentaltown to talk about practice transitions (click here) and Becker’s Healthcare Review DSO Podcast (click here). He is also the host of his own podcast “Fingerprints on Success” (click here). This podcast highlights the distinctive imprints left by influential business leaders, mentors, and thriving entrepreneurs.