Bill is retired from a distinguished legal career, all of which occurred at the firm that he joined in 1955 and that has included his name since 1972. He continues to provide guidance and insight to the firm and its lawyers.

Bill served as chairman of the Executive Committee, the Directing Partners Committee, and the Business and Tax Department, and he served as counsel to the firm.

Bill has served as an officer and/or director of a number of local corporations, and was formerly involved as general counsel for a number of startup enterprises and major organizations. He served on the board of trustees of the Columbus Museum of Art and Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.

He was listed in Best Lawyers® in the area of Corporate Law.


  • The Ohio State University College of Law  (J.D., 1953)
  • The Ohio State University  (B.S., 1950)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio (Inactive)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers®, Corporate Law