William Starshak is a finance attorney based in Chicago. He has extensive experience working on international finance transactions for both United States and foreign financial institutions and worked with the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law to draft a legislative guide for countries to modernize their secured transactions laws. William received his law degree, cum laude, from Northwestern University in 1999. In 1994, he received his B.A. in foreign affairs and history, with high distinction and a minor in economics from the University of Virginia. He was a 1999/2000 Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow to Germany. Mr. Starshak is admitted to the Illinois and New York bars.