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Bill Cheng headshot
300 TradeCenter
Suite 7000
Woburn, MA 01801
Tel: 781 904 2715

Bill Cheng

Associate, Corporate Department

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Biography

Bill is a member of the firm’s Corporate Department and Data Privacy and Information Security Practice Group.

Bill represents clients in data privacy and information security matters, general corporate and business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings of equity and debt, and general corporate governance matters.  His experience includes representation of individuals and businesses of all sizes in various industries, including software, health care and medical device, cryptocurrency, telecommunications, renewable energy, and financial services, as well as representation of individuals and institutions investing in various industries.  Bill has particularly strong passion and experience in working with technology clients, start-ups, and emerging companies.

Bill holds the CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPP/C, CIPM, and CIPT certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Outside of legal matters, Bill welcomes any opportunity to have an in-depth conversation about emerging technologies, information management, and data privacy and information security.

Prior to joining McLane Middleton, Bill was an associate in the Miami office of a large national firm, where he practiced corporate, securities, and tax law.

Bill received his J.D. and LL.M. (Taxation) from Georgetown, his A.L.M. (Information Management Systems) from Harvard, and his M.S. (Accounting) and B.S. (Finance) from NYU Stern.

Bill is fluent in Mandarin (verbal/written (both Simplified and Traditional Chinese)).

Area of Focus

  • Corporate Business Law
  • Data Privacy and Information Security
  • Technology
  • Business Formations
  • Contracts

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Florida

Involvement

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) (Certifications: CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPP/C, CIPM, CIPT)

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The strengths of our practice groups and the industries we serve make McLane Middleton one of the most diverse law firms in New England.

Integrity and trust

At McLane Middleton we establish and maintain long-standing relationships with our clients to help us better achieve their unique goals over time. This approach to building trust requires that our esteemed lawyers and professionals use their broad, in-depth knowledge and work together with integrity to ascertain sound resolutions to legal matters for their clients.

Strength in numbers

McLane Middleton is made up of more than 105 attorneys who represent a broad range of clients throughout the region, delivering customized solutions. As a firm we are recognized as having the highest legal ability rating. The firm is rated Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and is recognized as one of the nation's leading law firms in Chambers USA. Our attorneys are distinguished leaders in their respective practice areas.

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Commitment and collaboration

McLane Middleton's versatile group of attorneys and paralegals become trusted authorities on each case through collaboration. We work with our clients to learn their individual needs first and foremost and, together, we develop comprehensive solutions to their specific legal matters. This approach helps us exceed our clients' expectations efficiently and effectively, client by client, case by case.

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A history of excellence

McLane Middleton was established in 1919 in New Hampshire, and has five offices across two states. However, deep historical roots don't allow you to become innate. Our firm is organized, technological, and knowledgeable. Our history means we are recognized. But our reputation is built on the highest quality of service and experience in very specific areas of law.

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Intelligence paired with action

Our team continuously seeks opportunities to enhance their professional development and put key learnings to action. The pursuit of further insight guides us to volunteer service opportunities, speaking engagements, and teaching roles. Our lawyers are sought after thought leaders across their industries, and recipients of leadership awards throughout the region.