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William Alexander Price

Administrative law Attorney at Warrenville, IL

5.0   2 reviews

also known as Bill Price

  • Licensed for 45 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1978
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

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About William

Learn William’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Administrative law
    Wrote the book on this - or, more technically, edited. Look up the Illinois Administrative Law Handbook, and you'll find "William A Price" under the General Editor credit.

    46 years

  2. Business
    Taught entrepreneurship and business law classes at Illinois Institute of Technology for a number of years. 2011-12 Member (and past Chairman), Corporation, Securities & Business Law Section Council, Illinois State Bar Association.

    46 years

  3. Contracts and agreements
    Advice on software as a service, computer software design, executive employment agreements, manufacturer and vendor agreements, professional service agreements, export contracts, and real estate development agreements

    34 years, 31 cases

  4. Corporate and incorporation
    Chaired Institute of Illinois Business Laws, that wrote the Business Corporation Act, LLC Act, LP Act, LP Act, and Not for Proft Corporations Act. Form entities and do initial tax registration, buy-sell agreements, disputes

  5. Mergers and acquisitions
    We help your business expand or cash in on your hard work with asset purchase agreements, stock transfers, tax clearances, due diligence on acquisitions, post-merger disputes, and litigation, if necessary

  6. Partnership
    Partners need to define management and buy-sell rights. They also fight over distributions, duties, and liabilities. I help them negotiate with each other, or represent them in formation, arbitration, and litigation issues

  7. Securities offerings
    Private placements, SEC and state disclosure and registration, SEC representation, securities disputes, and expert witness work for state agencies and private parties

  8. Trusts
    Asset protection trusts, family wealth conservation trusts, disability trusts, and business trusts are areas of focus for my practice. Have helped trustee and trust clients litigate trust disputes

  9. Venture capital
    Taught high technology entrepreneurship and venture capital at the Illinois Institute of Technology and help entrepreneurs find and negotiate terms with venture and angel capital investors, represent investors and funds

  10. Franchising
    Review FDD, help with partner and leasing and other agreements, help franchisors prepare FDD and other registration documents, help with business plan analysis for franchisees and franchisors

    34 years, 20 cases

  11. General practice
    In addition to business law, a variety of cases have been handled, from wills (both writing and executing) to real estate closings. Have worked with a variety of other lawyers in many specialties, so can always call upon other specialized knowledge if required.

    46 years

Your Lawyer, Bill Price

Legal Qualifications: 

  • Admitted to IL Bar 
  • General Editor, Handbook of Illinois Administrative Law, ISBA
  • 2011-12 Member (and past Chairman), Corporation, Securities & Business Law Section Council, Illinois State Bar Association,
  • Member, Institute for Illinois Business Laws

Educational Background:

  • JD and MA (Public Policy Sciences), Duke University
  • study abroad in Germany, D.A.A.D. Fellowship (Law)

Foreign Language Skills:
Mr. Price is fluent in German and has a good reading and speaking knowledge of French. He works closely with a Spanish translator as needed.

Community and Professional Service:

  • Organizer, CEO Series seminars for DuPage and surrounding area CEOs
  • Member, Advisory Board, College of DuPage Small Business Development Center

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William Alexander Price
Po Box 1425
Warrenville, IL, 60555-7425

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Posted by Serge | May 22, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Good experience
William kindly agreed to communicate by phone, provided an express consultation (no charge), answered business questions. Definitely, he's a qualified lawyer, I plan to apply in the future. Thank you !
Posted by Luis | February 11, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great work
I hired William from a different company for a maintenance agreement project I was putting together for my company. He was the 1 and only attorney willing to take on my project. Great work!


  • Hourly Rates $ 125-375 per hour
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Illinois Institute Of Technology, Stuart School Of Business
  • 1993 - 2009
  • Small Business Utility Advocate
  • State Of Illinois
  • 1990 - 1992


  • Duke University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1978
  • Duke University
  • MA
  • 1978
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • A.B.
  • 1974

Sample of Legal Cases

  • ALCONIX-Univertical merger
  • Sale completed to both parties' satisfaction.


  • Illinois State Bar Association, Administrative Law Section
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • Chicago-Booth Graduate School of Business Entrepreneurial Roundtable
  • Board Member
  • N/A
  • Suburban Illini Alumni Club
  • Board Member
  • N/A
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Corporation and Securities Law Section
  • Chair
  • 2007 - 2008
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Languages Spoken

  • German
  • English
  • French

Honors and Awards

  • Matthew Mahoney Tradition of Excellence Award
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • 2012


  • Limited Liability Organizations
  • All chapters
  • 2001
  • Illinois Law Office Practice Forms
  • All chapters
  • 1995
  • Administrative Law
  • All chapters, co-editor
  • 1991
  • Handbook of Illinois Administrative Law, 1st and 2nd edition
  • All articles, general editor
  • N/A
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Speaking Engagements

  • Pecha Kucha
  • Fraud
  • 2020

Attorney endorsements

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Given (1)
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Corporate and incorporation Attorney | Feb 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have long worked with Bill Price on cutting edge corporate law issues in Illinois and know him to be a true expert in corporate and LLC law."
Business Attorney | Jun 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible."
Corporate and incorporation