Bill Pitman is a partner in Smith Moore Leatherwood’s Business Group. His practice focuses on securities matters, banking, merger and acquisitions, corporate finance and private capital raising. He represents public and private corporations and financial institutions.
A former corporate banker, Bill is active in representing community banks in corporate and regulatory matters, particularly mergers and acquisitions. In addition to representing U.S. financial institutions, he serves as U.S. General Counsel for a major Latin American bank, which he has represented in acquisitions in Central America.
As the head of the firm’s Securities Team, Bill has assisted technology, manufacturing and other companies in registered public offerings, financings, private placements, tender offers and other M&A transactions, corporate governance and other complex engagements. He also provides securities advice to private funds, broker dealers and investment advisers.