G. William Hubbard II, C.P.A., J.D.

Special Counsel


Member, Business Law Committee (Middle Market and Small Business, Limited Liability Companies, Merger and Acquisitions and other Sub-Committees)

Member, Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors

Member, Association for Corporate Growth

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

A Founder and Chair, Middle Market Pillar, Private Directors Association, NFP

Past Co-Chair, Mergers and Acquisitions Subcommittee, Chicago Bar Association, Business and Acquisitions Committee

Former Chair, Mergers and Acquisitions SIG, Chair Annual M&A Conference, authored and scripted Sample Deal Negotiation 2006, Illinois CPA Society

Founder, President and Member of Board of Directors, West Point Society of Chicago


Limited Liability Companies and S Corporations Leadership and Management, Liability, and Dispute Resolution with Supplement and Selected Forms, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (2015 and ’08, ’10, ’12, ’13)

Advisor Engagement Letters, Mergers and Acquisition Handbook for Small and Midsize Company, Wiley (1997)

Letters of Intent and Purchase and Sale Agreements, Mergers and Acquisitions Handbook for Small and Midsize Companies, Wiley (1997)

Illinois & Delaware Corporations; Co-Authored with Jim Lestikow, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal  Education (1996)


Limited Liability Companies and S Corporations. MyLawCLE & Walters Kluwer (2017)

The Family and Private Co. CEO Board Advantage, Private Directors Association (2015)

LLC and Corporation Leadership and Management Structures, Liability Limitations, and Dispute Processes (Including Delaware), Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (2015, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2008)

Legal Aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions, AM&AA Certified Merger and Acquisitions Advisor (“CMAA”) Certification Program (Various time between 2008 and 2016)

Jobs Act Crowdfunding & Accredited Investors, Chicago Tech 2012 (2012)

Jobs Act Private Placements Including Crowdfunding, Alliance of Merger and Acquisition Annual Conference (2012)

Exit Planning, Exit Planning, Illinois CPA Society (2007)

Successor Liabilities, Chicago Bar Association Mergers and Acquisitions Subcommittee (2006)

Mergers and Acquisitions, Illinois CPA Conference (2006)

Earnouts, Merger & Acquisition Subcommittee, Chicago Bar Association (2005)

Limited Liability Partnerships, Illinois CPA Conference (1994)

Purchase and Sale of a Business, Chicago Bar Association, Purchase and Sale of a Business (1994)


Illinois’ Closely Held Business and Mergers and Acquisitions “SuperLawyer” by Law and Politics Magazine in Connection with Chicago Magazine (www.superlawyers.com)

“Business Transition Attorney of the Year in Illinois” by Corporate INTL.