Bill is a litigation attorney in the Firm’s Atlanta office. His focus is on preparing and responding to motions, and researching and writing briefs for all of the Firm’s practice areas.
Bill graduated first in his class from the University of Florida law school, and is a member of the State Bars of Georgia (active), and of Florida, Louisiana and Texas (inactive). He has been an associate and partner for national law firms, handling all aspects of litigation covering a diverse caseload, including anti-trust, securities fraud, patent infringement, personal injury, breach of contract, corporate dissolution, and oil and gas. He also worked for Mobil Corporation, as a transaction attorney negotiating and drafting agreements for oil and gas deals in California, Texas, England, Vietnam, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, and other countries, and was General Counsel for Mobil’s businesses in Indonesia and Germany.
Before going to law school, Bill graduated from Florida State University with a B.S. in Physics, and earned a Ph.D in Nuclear Physics from Duke University. At the Argonne National Laboratory administered by the University of Chicago and Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, he devised, supervised and conducted research on nuclear structure using a cyclotron, a reactor and a linear accelerator; wrote computer programs to analyze the data, and published papers.