J. William Boyar

Top rated Business & Corporate attorney in Houston, Texas

J. William Boyar

Practice Areas: Business & Corporate, Real Estate, Securities & Corporate Finance

Licensed in Texas since: 1976

Education: Tulane University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2024


2925 Richmond Ave
14th Floor
Houston, TX 77098 Phone: 832-615-4218 Email: J. William Boyar Visit website


Bill Boyar is a founding Shareholder of BoyarMiller, a Houston, Texas-based law firm. Bill's practice focuses on representing the various parties involved in the acquisition, disposition, capitalization and financing of assets and businesses on a national and international level.

He has served as lead counsel on numerous complex, multi-party acquisitions and project financings, with significant experience in corporate finance, healthcare, energy, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and hospitality. Bill assists clients in their strategic planning and capital formation processes, maintaining a network of private and institutional clients and contacts worldwide. Additionally, Bill is a former columnist for the Houston Business Journal having authored more than 20 articles in the "Building Business" series.

Bill is proud to have served as Chairman of BoyarMiller from 1990-2010. Today, he continues with his legal practice, mentoring business leaders and lawyers, and actively serving the Houston community. Bill serves or has served several organizations, including KIPP Texas Public Schools (Board of Directors, Chair), KIPP Houston Public Schools (Executive Board of Directors, former Chair), SEARCH Homeless Services (former Board Chair), the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation Board, Lochinvar Golf Club, and the University of Houston Bauer College of Business Graduate Real Estate Program (former Board Chair).

First Admitted: 1976, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.boyarmiller.com/attorneybios/bill-boyar/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • KIPP Texas Public Schools, Board of Directors, Chair
  • KIPP Houston Public Schools, Executive Board of Directors, former Chair
  • Center for Houston's Future, Business/Civic Leadership Class, 2009
  • Houston Technology Center Board of Directors
  • Houston Food Bank Board of Directors (former Chair - End Hunger Network)
  • American Leadership Forum Class of 2010-11
  • SEARCH Homeless Services Board of Directors (former Chair)
  • American Leadership Forum Board of Trustees, 2012
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating for over 30 consecutive years
  • SEARCH Homeless Services Founder’s Award, 2011
  • H Texas Magazine Top Lawyer, 2004-2008, 2010-2011
  • Houston Chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators Executive Communicator of the Year, 2006
  • US News & World Report – Best Lawyers - Real Estate and Securities/Capital Markets Law, 2014-2021
  • Super Lawyers Magazine National Corporate Counsel Edition Business/Corporate Super Lawyer, 2009
  • Center for Houston’s Future IMPACT Award, 2012
  • KIPP Houston Extra Mile Award, 2018
  • ICFM 500 Leading Lawyer , 2013
  • Chambers and Partners Texas, Corporate/M&A Recognised Practitioner, 2018
  • Texas Super Lawyers for 15 consecutive years, 2003-2019
  • End Hunger Network Mary Barden Keegan Award for Volunteer Service, 2007
Educational Background:
  • Tulane University, B.A.
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Office location for J. William Boyar

2925 Richmond Ave
14th Floor
Houston, TX 77098


22 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2024

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