William (Billy) J. Ching is a partner of the Corporate and Securities Group of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in Atlanta where he chairs the firm’s Private Equity and Venture Capital Practice Group. Since joining the firm in 1996, Billy has developed and grown a robust practice and now serves as a mentor and leader to a team of 21 lawyers across the firm.
As a corporate attorney, Billy works primarily on middle-market transactions. He helps clients buy and sell businesses while simultaneously acting as a trusted strategic advisor on operational matters and in other areas of law. His clients include public and private companies, private equity funds, venture capital funds, and executive management. Billy’s reputation for being a “people person” among his team, his colleagues, and his clients has provided him a large network of clients and referrals.
Billy graduated from Duke University’s School of Law cum laude, with his JD and from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business with his MBA in 1996. He received his BS, with distinction, from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1992. In 1986, Billy scored a basket on Michael Jordan.