Willie J. Schuerger

Consulting Counsel
Schuerger, William J.


Willie Schuerger is a business attorney in Holland & Knight's Dallas office. Mr. Schuerger provides general counsel to public and private business entities in corporate and securities matters, with a primary focus on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity and corporate finance transactions, joint ventures and distribution arrangements.

Representative Experience

  • Represented a trustee in Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization of a life settlement provider and securitization of a policy portfolio
  • Represented a financial services company in acquisition of a life insurance agency
  • Represented physicians and physician practice groups in evaluation of sale, joint venture and restructuring transactions
  • Represented an insurance agency in an out-of-court debt restructuring to preserve renewal commission income stream
  • Represented a U.S. subsidiary of publicly held foreign company in numerous acquisitions of wholesale electrical distributors located throughout the United States
  • Represented a commodity trading and processing company in acquisition of control in processing plant
  • Represented an investment company in sale of a life settlement-based financial asset portfolio to a U.S. subsidiary of foreign bank
  • Represented an insurance agency in development and sale of a proprietary life insurance program to a subsidiary of a New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)-listed company
  • Represented a distributor of oilfield services products in sale of business
  • Represented a commodity trading and processing company in joint venture to develop improved plant varieties
  • Represented a building products manufacturer in divestiture of operating division
  • Represented financial services companies in development of proprietary products and sale of company to publicly held foreign banking institution
  • Represented a storage tank manufacturer in sale to a private equity consortium
  • Represented a standards-related technical services firm in numerous acquisitions and dispositions
  • Represented a building products manufacturer in numerous acquisitions
  • Represented a pipe manufacturing company in sale to a private equity buyer
  • Represented a nursery company in recapitalization and stock exchange transaction
  • Represented an insurance agency in securing equity investments from a NYSE-listed insurance holding company
  • Represented an insurance agency in structure and formation of joint venture with a NYSE-listed carrier


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., with highest honors
  • Texas Tech University, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Texas
  • State Bar of Texas, Business Law, Corporate Counsel, Insurance Law and Intellectual Property Law sections
  • Dallas Bar Association, Corporate Counsel and Securities sections
Honors & Awards
  • Expert Consultant, M&A, IFLR1000, 2023
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Corporate Law, 2013-2024