William J. Bruno

William J. Bruno

Senior Associate, Washington, D.C.

Email william.bruno@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 202 637 4657

Fax +1 202 637 5910

Practice groupCorporate

William Bruno uses a practical, business-minded approach to advise private and public clients on mergers and acquisitions, initial and follow-on securities offerings, corporate governance, and financing transactions. William counsels clients as they seek to grow, collaborate, and secure new capital.

Based in Washington, D.C., William has represented clients across a diverse set of industries including financial services, healthcare, technology, and energy. As global businesses operate in an increasingly complex regulatory landscape, William provides clients with the insight necessary to navigate the rules and regulations imposed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, New York Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ.

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, William served as Managing Editor of the Penn Law Journal of Business Law. During the summer after his first year of law school, William worked in the in-house business and legal affairs department of Major League Baseball. At Cornell University, William majored in English, which he adapts to his everyday practice in the form of creative legal problem solving for his clients.

Education and admissions


J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2010

B.A., Cornell University, 2002

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia


New York


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