Bill Veatch - Morrison & Foerster LLP

Bill Veatch

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 415-268-6914

Bill Veatch has extensive transactional experience in the fields of banking, equipment leasing, venture lending and leasing, cross-border leasing, vendor finance, and receivables finance and securitization.

He devotes a substantial portion of his practice to advising financial institutions and company clients on the structuring of global equipment and software vendor programs, including the sale and securitization of receivables. He also advises clients on cross-border and offshore lease structures that are designed to minimize withholding taxes.

Mr. Veatch serves a diverse client base representing U.S. and non-U.S. banks and other institutional lenders and equipment leasing companies in the structuring, documentation, and administration of various forms of complex debt and equity financings, including asset-based and leveraged-lease financings.

He also has worked with clients in the container leasing, pharmaceutical royalty monetization, semiconductor equipment manufacturing and leasing, and timber management industries.

Mr. Veatch is a member of the American Bar Association and the San Francisco Bar Association. He is also a former member of the Uniform Commercial Code Committee of the State Bar of California and a former member of the Legal Committee of the Equipment Leasing Association.

While in law school, Mr. Veatch was a staff member of Hastings International & Comparative Law Review.  He also served as administrative editor of the Manitoba Law Journal at the University of Manitoba School of Law in Winnipeg.


University of California, Hastings College of the LawJ.D. University of WinnipegBA University of Manitoba

Office Location

425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-2482
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Securitization and Structured Finance Law of the San Francisco Metro Area
Bill Veatch has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Other Information

Gender: Male