Bill is Of Counsel in Stoll Keenon Ogden's Louisville office and has been with the firm since 2003. He is a member of the Business Litigation practice where he serves as chair of the Antitrust, Trade Regulation & Franchise practice. Bill is also a member of the Class Action, Criminal Law and Healthcare practices. His litigation practice focuses on antitrust, financial services, insurance regulation and complex commercial matters.
Bill has had many legal successes throughout his career which has led him to be recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the area of Antitrust Law. He has successfully defended civil and criminal antitrust claims in federal court and before the FTC for companies in industries including: petroleum, paper, cement, chemicals, thoroughbred racing, tobacco and others. He was one of the negotiators of the Master Settlement Agreement resolving antitrust based litigation against the tobacco industry.
Bill is a member of the Louisville, Kentucky, American and Federal Bar associations. Married with three children, he enjoys cycling, skiing and hiking and is a member of the Louisville Bicycle Club.
A terminated shareholder/corporate officer was sued on a number of grounds, including breach of fiduciary duty and breach of an employment agreement. SKO represented the defendant corporation and its founding shareholder. SKO obtained a jury verdict substantially in favor of the defendant.