Bill specializes in Commercial Litigation Defense – the defense of large loss or catastrophic injury claims that are covered under commercial liability insurance policies. Bill regularly defends claims based on premises liability, products liability, liquor liability (Dram Shop), defamation, commercial auto liability and general negligence.
Prior to joining Smith Freed Eberhard in 2008, Bill was the director of a successful international study abroad program at a large educational academy in Osaka, Japan. In addition to learning Japanese language and culture, that experience provided Bill with extensive international business skills. Bill’s international background and teaching experience, gives him a unique perspective while working with clients.
Bill has extensive experience defending large loss commercial liability claims ranging from $50,000 to over $10,000,000. He has successfully represented clients from all over the U.S and abroad.