For more than 20 years, Bill has advised and defended employers in connection with employment discrimination matters, terminations, retaliation claims, sexual harassment claims, allegations of failure to accommodate a disability and wage claims. He has represented clients in proceedings before the Equal Rights Division, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other administrative agencies, as well as in state and federal courts. Bill is a member of Husch Blackwell’s Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation team.
Bill has extensive experience in drafting, negotiating, arbitrating and litigating executive employment agreements, severance agreements, noncompetition and confidentiality agreements, and other agreements to protect employers’ customer relationships, confidential information and intellectual property. He also advises employers on the implementation of programs and procedures to minimize the risk of liability from employee claims.
Bill has been an adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Engineering, where he taught "Legal Aspects of Engineering" for several semesters. Prior to joining the firm, Bill was an attorney for the U.S. Air Force. He is a retired lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Air Force Reserves.