William R. Wagner

William R. Wagner


New York, NY
Phone: 212.808.2756    Fax: 212.286.9806


William R. Wagner is a partner in the Financial Services Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the New York office.

Mr. Wagner focuses his practice on distressed investing, financial restructuring and special situations. He has extensive secured and unsecured bank financing experience, including real estate, aircraft, sports lending, acquisition finance, leasing, securitization, structured finance, swaps and derivatives.

Mr. Wagner regularly represents investment and commercial banks, asset managers, funds and other strategic investors in the purchase and sale of distressed and par-value loan obligations. He has extensive experience in both foreign and domestic trading markets ranging from individual loan trades to complex portfolio acquisitions and sales.


  • J.D., University of Richmond, 1992
  • M.B.A., Finance, College of William and Mary, 1989
  • B.A., History, College of William and Mary, 1985

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Virginia

Practice Areas