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William A. DeVasher

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William A. DeVasher
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, JD
  • The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, BS
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Attorney Profile

William DeVasher’s corporate law practice serves emerging, small and mid-sized  businesses throughout New England. William counsels clients in a broad range of corporate matters including acquiring and divesting businesses, organizing and financing new entities and prosecuting and defending contractual, environmental, employment and other business disputes.  

As an attorney with Wilchins Cosentino & Novins LLP, William offers proactive business advice to help clients build strategic plans for the future success of their businesses. William was a partner at the former firm, Seegel Lipshutz & Wilchins, and was also associated with the New York law firm, Sidley Austin. Before joining Seegel Lipshutz & Wilchins, William served as the general counsel of Barry Wright Corporation, a New York Stock Exchange-listed company.

Representative Experience


  • Representation of clients engaged in acquiring and divesting businesses valued as high as $50 million dollars.
  • Representation of clients in connection with daily business activities.
  • Representation of clients in connection with the acquisition of interests from partners.  
  • Advice regarding employment agreements and employment-related disputes.
  • Representation of clients in the formation of U.S. subsidiaries of foreign companies.
  • Negotiation of disputes, including alternative dispute resolution.

Professional & Community Involvement


Wharton Club of Boston, Officer and Director
Rotary Club of Wellesley, Former Officer and Director
Springwell, Inc., Member, Board of Directors
Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
New York State Bar Association, Member
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Member

Publication


“Radio Antennas:  Federal Law Restricts the Power of Local Zoning Authorities to Challenge Their Siting”, Massachusetts Bar Association, Section Review, 2006

Bar Admissions


Massachusetts
New York
1st and 2nd Circuits, US Court of Appeals
US District Court, District of Massachusetts, Eastern District of New York and
Southern District of New York