Bill is a highly experienced trial lawyer who concentrates his practice on a variety of business litigation matters with a broad emphasis on transactional litigation, employment disputes, professional responsibility, product liability and class action defense. Bill has also successfully represented a substantial number of corporate and individual clients in a range of other complex areas including matters involving securities litigation, medical device liability, personal injury, medical malpractice, environmental tort, maritime and admiralty, disability, aircraft accidents, eminent domain, real property disputes, and employment discrimination. Bill is also co-chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Aviation Industry team.
Bill serves as disciplinary counsel for the Washington State Commission on Judicial Conduct. He is AV-rated (highest rating) by Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected by his peers as a Top 100 Washington Super Lawyer multiple times and has been perennially chosen as a Washington Super Lawyer since 2003.
Prior to joining private practice, Bill served as a special assistant U.S. Attorney and Air Force Judge Advocate, prosecuting civilian and military criminal matters as well as defending the federal government in employment discrimination cases.
Bill was a member of the 1984 University of Washington football team that won the 1985 Orange Bowl and was inducted in to the Husky Hall of Fame in 2016.
Bill earned his J.D., cum laude, from Gonzaga University School of Law. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Washington.