William A. Yemc

Director

302.651.7790
302.498.7790 (fax)
yemc@rlf.com
Bill Yemc’s practice focuses on commercial transactions and insurance regulatory matters. His commercial practice includes securitization, structured finance, joint venture, asset sale and purchase, financing and secured transactions. Bill’s insurance regulatory practice includes insurance company and agency formation, insurance holding company system registrations, change of control transactions (including mergers and acquisitions that involve domestic insurers), and approval of insurer investments. He also assists clients with the formation, structuring and operation of Delaware limited partnerships, general partnerships, limited liability companies and statutory trusts. Bill co-manages the firm’s Uniform Commercial Code and General Transactions Groups, as well as the Insurance Regulatory Group.
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William A. Yemc’s practice focuses on a wide variety of commercial transactions and insurance regulatory matters. His commercial practice includes securitization, structured finance, joint venture, asset sale and purchase, financing and secured transactions. Bill’s insurance regulatory practice includes insurance company and agency formation, insurance holding company system registrations, change of control transactions (including mergers and acquisitions that involve domestic insurers), and approval of insurer investments. He also assists clients with the formation, structuring and operation of Delaware limited partnerships, general partnerships, limited liability companies and statutory trusts. Bill co-manages the firm’s Uniform Commercial Code and General Transactions Groups, as well as the Insurance Regulatory Group.

As a member of the Delaware State Bar Association’s Uniform Commercial Code Committee, Bill worked on the subcommittee that reviewed Delaware’s version of Revised Article 9 prior to its adoption. In addition, he has participated in drafting amendments to the Delaware Uniform Commercial Code that have benefited the securitization practice in Delaware.

Prior to entering law school, Bill was a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Pennsylvania.

Publications

  • "Delaware Laws & Programs Affecting Business - 2011 Edition," July 2011   View >

Awards

  • Delaware Today Top Lawyer, 2014, 2013

Leadership

  • Delaware State Bar Association, Uniform Commercial Code Committee, Chair
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Commercial Law Section, Past Chair
  • American Bar Association, Working Group on Legal Opinions (WGLO) Law Firm Advisory Board
  • Concord Soccer Association, Vice President, Board of Directors

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Villanova University School of Law, 1990
  • B.B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1984

Admitted to Practice

  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Villanova University School of Law, 1990
  • B.B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1984

Publications

  • "Delaware Laws & Programs Affecting Business - 2011 Edition," July 2011   View >

Awards

  • Delaware Today Top Lawyer, 2014, 2013

Leadership

  • Delaware State Bar Association, Uniform Commercial Code Committee, Chair
  • Delaware State Bar Association, Commercial Law Section, Past Chair
  • American Bar Association, Working Group on Legal Opinions (WGLO) Law Firm Advisory Board
  • Concord Soccer Association, Vice President, Board of Directors