Bill McMahon represents corporate and individual clients in a wide range of restructuring, bankruptcy, finance and commercial litigation matters. He has extensive experience representing secured lenders, creditors and estate fiduciaries in formal insolvency proceedings and out-of-court workouts. He has negotiated and drafted both routine commercial agreements and agreements effecting significant change in a company’s life cycle.
Prior to forming Downes McMahon LLP, Bill was a partner and of counsel at Choate Hall & Stewart LLP, and worked in the legal department of one of the largest banks in the country. He also served as a Special Assistant District Attorney in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office, where he prosecuted a range of misdemeanors and felonies, and tried numerous cases to verdict.
Bill earned a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University in 1996, and graduated from New York University School of Law in 2001. After law school he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ronald R. Lagueux in the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island.
Bill is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.