William J. Schuerger

William J. Schuerger

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  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    One Arts Plaza
    1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
    Dallas, TX 75201 USA
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Willie Schuerger provides general counsel to public and private business entities in corporate and securities matters, with a primary focus on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate finance transactions, joint ventures, and distribution arrangements.


  • Represented trustee in Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization of life settlement provider and securitization of policy portfolio

  • Represented financial services company in acquisition of life insurance agency

  • Represented physicians and physician practice groups in evaluation of sale, joint venture, and restructuring transactions 

  • Represented insurance agency in out-of-court debt restructuring to preserve renewal commission income stream

  • Represented U.S. subsidiary of publicly held foreign company in numerous acquisitions of wholesale electrical distributors located throughout the United States

  • Represented commodity trading and processing company in acquisition of control in processing plant
  • Represented investment company in sale of life settlement based financial asset portfolio to U.S. subsidiary of foreign bank
  • Represented insurance agency in development and sale of proprietary life insurance program to subsidiary of NYSE-listed company

  • Represented distributor of oilfield services products in sale of business

  • Represented commodity trading and processing company in joint venture to develop improved plant varieties

  • Represented building products manufacturer in divestiture of operating division

  • Represented financial services companies in development of proprietary products and sale of company to publicly held foreign banking institution
  • Represented storage tank manufacturer in sale to private equity consortium

  • Represented standards related technical services firm in numerous acquisitions and dispositions

  • Represented building products manufacturer in numerous acquisitions

  • Represented pipe manufacturing company in sale to private equity buyer

  • Represented nursery company in recapitalization and stock exchange transaction
  • Represented insurance agency in securing equity investments from NYSE-listed insurance holding company

  • Represented insurance agency in structure and formation of joint venture with NYSE-listed carrier

  • Represented insurance agency in structure and formation of joint venture with insurance company

  • Represented physician practice group in sale of medical practice assets to NASDAQ-listed company

  • Represented insurance agency in leveraged ESOP transaction
  • Represented UK-chartered company in acquisition of U.S. inspection and testing company

  • Represented physician practice group in consolidation with another physician group undertaken in response to merger of hospital systems served by the two groups

  • Represented offshore reinsurance company in recapitalization and subsequent disposition of business

  • Represented physician group in connection with severance from large practice group and formation of new medical practice

  • Represented physician group practice in sale to non-profit hospital association

  • Represented insurance agency in sale to national broker
  • Represented individual owners in formation of Arizona reinsurance company
  • Represented UK company in disposition of U.S. business


  • The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Corporate Law); 2013-2019

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, State Bar of Texas; Business Law, Corporate Counsel, Insurance Law, and Intellectual Property Sections

  • Member, Dallas Bar Association; Corporate Counsel and Securities Law Sections