Bill Hart is a Banking & Finance partner in Mayer Brown's Houston office. He is also a Key Member of the firm’s high-yield debt practice. Bill has broad financial experience representing major banks, underwriters, borrowers and issuers in such matters as placement of high-yield debt securities, project finance, large syndicated bank transactions, oil and gas financings, asset-based financings and acquisition financings. He has industry-specific financing experience in the areas of oil and gas and chemicals. Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 2012, Bill was a partner at another prominent Houston law firm.