Bill is the Co-Chair of Wendel Rosen’s Food and Beverage Practice Group. He helps companies navigate regulatory, transactional and litigation matters in the food, beverage, dietary supplement and cosmetic industries. Bill assists his clients with:
- Contract negotiation/drafting
- Product label, labeling, advertising, and marketing material review
- Capital raises through convertible debt and private placement offerings
- Corporate governance
- Responding to governmental/regulatory actions
- Resolving business disputes and/or threatened class action matters
- Mergers and acquisitions
In addition, Bill leads the firm’s Green Business Practice Group — an experienced group of attorneys who advise and support companies that value health, the environment, and a sustainable economy. His green business clients are a mix of 1% for the Planet, B Corp members, public benefit corporations, and “traditional” companies that focus on sustainability issues.
Bill has more than a decade of experience litigating various matters in both state and federal court. Since joining Wendel Rosen’s litigation group in 2002, he has represented numerous local and regional clients on a variety of matters, including contractual disputes, unfair business practice claims, false/misleading labeling and advertising, shareholder and/or partnership disputes, environmental contamination claims, product liability, toxic tort, and eminent domain disputes. Bill is well versed in all aspects of civil litigation, from inception to trial and appeal.
Bill’s unique blend of corporate transactional and deep litigation experience makes him a valuable adviser to his clients. His clients look to him as their outside general counsel, seeking his advice on both business and legal matters critical to the ongoing success of their businesses.