William F. Hamilton - Quarles & Brady LLP

William F. Hamilton

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

William Hamilton is a veteran trial attorney who handles complex business litigation in the areas of software and technology disputes, intellectual property (copyright, trademark, patent and trade secrets law), e-commerce, data security, telecommunications, trade regulation, unfair trade practices, and internal investigations.

Bill Hamilton is the firm’s National E-Discovery Partner. Mr. Hamilton currently teaches Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence as an adjunct professor at the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law. Mr. Hamilton is the Executive Director of the International Center for Automated Research at the University of Florida and the UF Law E-Discovery Project. Mr. Hamilton is also the Dean of Graduate Students at Bryan University and its Electronic Discovery Project Management Certificate program. Mr. Hamilton is a featured speaker and writer on business litigation, electronic discovery and evidence. Mr. Hamilton is also a neutral, arbitrator and mediator for the World Intellectual Property Organization, the International Trademark Association, and the American Arbitration Association.

Lehigh UniversityBA Washington University in St. Louis MA University of Florida Levin College of LawJ.D.
American Bar Association Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce (Board of Directors)LexisNexis (Florida Editorial Advisory Board).International Trademark Association (Panel Of Neutrals).American Arbitration Association National Arbitration ForumTampa Bay Inn of CourtThe Sedona Conference, E-Discovery Working GroupElectronic Discovery Reference ModelUnited Way, Tocqueville Society

Case History

Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida 
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida 
  • U.S. Supreme Court 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit 

Office Location

101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 3400
Tampa, FL 33602-1621
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) of the Tampa Metro Area
William F. Hamilton has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation (Breach of Contract, Commercial Disputes, Communications, Complex Litigation, False Advertising, Trade Secrets)
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)