William Young

Executive Managing Director and General Counsel

William Young, Lone Star Funds

Mr. Young is the Executive Managing Director and General Counsel for Hudson and Lone Star, responsible for the overall legal and compliance functions of both organizations. Mr. Young is a member of Lone Star’s Senior Management, Global Risk, Operational Risk and Global Communications Committees and serves as Chairman of the Legal and Compliance Risk Committee. Additionally, he serves on the board of directors of Hudson Advisors GenPar, Inc. (the general partner of Hudson Advisors) and a number of portfolio companies.

Mr. Young has over thirty years of experience in international business transactions. Previously he was Managing Director and General Counsel of Hudson’s European business unit where he focused on European transactions. Prior to 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.