William Young

Executive Managing Director, Chief of Staff, and General Counsel

William Young, Lone Star Funds

Mr. Young is the Executive Managing Director, Chief of Staff, and General Counsel of Lone Star. Mr. Young is responsible for the overall legal function of the organization and supports Mr. Collin in strategy development and investment analysis. Mr. Young is a member of Lone Star’s Executive Management Committee and is a member of certain portfolio company boards.

Mr. Young has over 30 years of experience in international business transactions. Mr. Young previously served as Executive Managing Director and General Counsel for Hudson. Prior to that position, he was Managing Director and General Counsel of Hudson’s European business unit where he focused on European transactions. Before joining Hudson, Mr. Young was a Partner in the London and Dallas, Texas offices of Vinson & Elkins L.L.P., where he advised on international business transactions, with a particular emphasis on the acquisition, financing and disposition of loan and real estate portfolios, banks and other financial assets. Mr. Young served as the global head of Vinson & Elkins’ Finance practice, as a member of its management and compensation committees, and as co-head of the Dallas office. Mr. Young holds B.B.A and law degrees from the University of Mississippi.