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William M. Davidow, Jr.

William M. Davidow, Jr.

William M. Davidow is a business lawyer representing government contractors, technology companies, health care organizations, and other businesses at all stages of the business lifecycle, including the raising of capital, structuring and formation of new business ventures, tax planning, employment issues, deferred compensation, stock appreciation rights plans, corporate governance, financial restructuring, and complex corporate and partnership transactions.  An important focus of Bill’s practice is representing government contractors in the defense industry in connection with mergers and acquisitions.  As part of his health care industry practice, Bill counsels hospitals, physician-hospital joint ventures, private medical practices, continuing care retirement communities, and other multi-entity health care systems.

Bill has lectured and written on numerous topics related to purchases and sales of a business, income tax matters, and health care transactions. His work has been recognized consistently by Best Lawyers in America and Maryland Super Lawyers since 2007.

Affiliations & Recognition


  • Best Lawyers in America®: Named "Lawyer of the Year" in the areas of Corporate Law (2011); Mergers & Acquisitions Law (2014)

  • Best Lawyers in America®: Selected for inclusion in the areas of Corporate Law, Health Care Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Tax Law (2007-2019)

  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent® Rated

  • Maryland Super Lawyers®: Selected for inclusion in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions (2007-2018)

Case Examples

Sale of Zytel Corporation


Sale of Zytel Corporation, a provider of cyber security systems and expertise in support of the U.S. intelligence, counterter...

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Sale of RABA Technologies


Sale of RABA Technologies, a software development, systems integration and operational support company providing high-level s...

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Sale of Conquest Inc.


Sale of Conquest Inc., a provider of advanced, large-scale systems and software technology solutions for federal and commerci...

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