Bill is a Shareholder in Maynard Cooper's Huntsville office and a member of several practices in the firm's Litigation Section including the Construction Litigation, Healthcare Litigation and Business Litigation practice groups. He has substantial experience representing public and private entities in both state and federal courts. His expansive litigation practice includes matters involving contract disputes (both private and government contracts), construction litigation, lender liability actions, trademark and copyright infringement actions, commercial real estate disputes, landlord-tenant litigation, shareholder disputes, personal injury actions, product liability claims, civil rights litigation and class actions.
With a significant portion of his litigation practice concentrating in the construction and real estate sectors, Bill is frequently representing owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and design professionals in disputes before courts and arbitration panels arising out of commercial, industrial, mixed-use and residential construction projects. He advises clients on matters related to all phases of construction, including contract negotiation, AIA contract requirements and restrictions, design defects, issues of workmanship, warranty and payment claims, liquidated and delay damages, rights under Alabama's Prompt Pay Act and lien rights.
In addition, Bill is actively involved in the representation of healthcare institutions, physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and other medical professionals and personnel in a variety of matters, including medical malpractice litigation, civil rights actions, contract disputes, license and disciplinary actions. His healthcare practice focuses in part upon correctional healthcare providers on various matters, including risk management issues, consent decree compliance, regulatory compliance, staffing, licensure and credentialing issues, the development and implementation of policies, procedures and protocols, informed consent and third-party provider issues.