Bill defends clients in general liability tort litigation throughout the United States. Leveraging his previous experience as a plaintiff’s attorney and in hospitality management, Bill is able to deliver legal advice to clients in food, beverage and property management industries in an efficient and straightforward manner. He is part of the Shook team providing national legal representation to Compass Group under an alternative-fee arrangement.

Before joining Shook, Bill was an associate attorney for DRZ Law, LLC, in Kansas City, where he worked as a plaintiff’s attorney on personal injury and business litigation matters. His practice focused on representing children in lawsuits against schools and other institutional defendants for constitutional torts. He was involved in all stages of the litigation process including motion practice, taking and defending depositions, and jury trials.

Bill received his J.D. from the University of Kansas, where he earned national recognition for his success in moot court. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, where he studied colonial history.