His trial practice was developed and advanced through his service as an assistant district attorney in Brooklyn. As a member of the Rackets Bureau, he prosecuted organized crime and complex economic fraud cases. He brings this experience in cross-examination, trial and investigative skills, developed as a prosecutor, to each matter he works on for his clients.
His product liability experience is extensive and wide-ranging. Throughout his career, he has represented manufacturers of a variety of consumer, chemical, medical, security, hunting and automotive products, as well as industrial tools, machinery and equipment. Bill has done power tool work for over twenty years. He has defended many types of hand and power tools, including table saws, circular saws, drills, hammers and grinders.
Bill regularly represents clients in business disputes involving trade secrets, unfair competition, licenses, contracts and banking fraud. He has counseled clients in industries including insurance, retail, engineering and health services on employment disputes.
Bill has appeared and represented clients in many courts outside New York, including in Texas, Florida and Delaware and has conducted depositions in 19 states, as well as Ontario. He has also presented witnesses and evidence in numerous bankruptcy court hearings.
Bill has been repeatedly selected to take on active leadership roles in professional associations, including serving as the chair of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel’s Commercial Litigation Section, chair of DRI’s Hand & Power Tool Committee and the chair of the Product Liability, Construction and Motor Vehicle Law Committee of the New York State Bar Association’s Trial Lawyers Section.