Bill has years of experience representing professionals, insurers, and reinsurers, in litigation and arbitration. Bill’s practice includes professional liability disputes worldwide of significant size and scope. Bill also has significant law firm management experience and represents lawyers and law firms in risk management and law firm operational matters and disputes. Bill’s practice also includes litigation and counseling regarding wine industry claims and disputes, including litigation regarding counterfeit wine claims. Bill is an active participant in mediation throughout the United States, and other jurisdictions. He has been recognized by Chambers USA in California in the Insurance: Insurer category since 2007 and has been included in The Best Lawyers in America® list for Insurance Law (San Francisco, CA) since 2013. Additionally, he has earned a Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Rating® and was selected to Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers in 2004, 2006–2014 and 2017–2023. Bill graduated from Stanford University in 1980 with an A.B. in Political Science and received his J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law in 1984.