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Bill is a commercial litigator with a heavy emphasis in construction and in economic development. In addition to resolving complex construction conflicts, he also assists in the pursuit of economic development activities and the refinement of project delivery methods to minimize performance, schedule, and financial risk.

From the courtroom to conflict zones, Bill has faced every imaginable challenge. An AV rated attorney, Army Ranger, DRI Construction Law Committee Chair for three years, lead construction claims counsel for a $5 billion industrial project (the largest single project ever built in the US), Best’s Alabama Construction Lawyer of the Year for 2017, Staff Judge Advocate for the Special Operations Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (the Counter-ISIS mission) stationed in the Mid-East, his skill set and experience is diverse and varied. Refined by his experiences and defined by his accomplishments, his proudest professional achievement has been to attract and help develop a great team of coworkers with similar work ethics and a commitment to client service. Together, they “get results” on the national level.

Location

  • 11 North Water Street, Suite 22200
    Mobile, AL 36602

Education

  • Samford University , J.D., graduated 1993
  • Birmingham Southern College, graduated 1985

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, Alabama State Bar
  • Mississippi, Member

Affiliations

  • Alabama State Bar - Member
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Defense Research Institute - Member
  • International Association of Defense Counsel - Member

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Construction Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Construction

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Construction Law, Mobile (2022)
  • Litigation - Construction, Mobile (2018)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction

Special Focus

  • Architects and Engineers
  • Commercial Development
  • Condominiums
  • Construction Disputes
  • Contract Review and Negotiation
  • Contractors
  • COVID-19
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Surety

Awards:

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent© Peer Review Rating
  • Best Lawyers in America, Litigation-Construction (2009-2018, 2020)
  • Best Lawyers, "Lawyer of the Year," Litigation-Construction, Mobile, AL (2018)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers, Construction Litigation (2008-2010, 2012-2015)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Construction Litigation (2016-2019)

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