William M. Hill, a
member in Mintz Levin's Litigation Practice and Co-Chair of the Construction Law
Practice, has been elected to the Governing Committee of the American Bar
Association (ABA) Forum on the Construction Industry. Mr. Hill was elected
to a three-year term on the 12-member Governing Committee at the Forum's Annual
Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona on April 14th.
With more than 6,000 members representing all segments of the industry, the
Forum is the largest organization of construction lawyers in the United States
and internationally. Its members are active in the industry, author and
edit a variety of publications focusing on construction law, as well as organize
and speak at ABA Forum programs throughout each year. The elected members
of the Governing Committee lead the activities of the Forum.
William represents clients in trials, arbitrations and mediations on a
variety of matters, including construction law, commercial and corporate
litigation, and real estate law. He counsels individuals, small businesses,
financial institutions, non-profit institutions, and publicly-traded companies.
With respect to construction counseling and dispute resolution, he represents
owners, general contractors and subcontractors across a variety of private and
public sector projects. His practice includes appearances before state and
federal courts, the American Arbitration Association, and local boards and
William is a member and past chairman (1998-2000) of the Boston Bar
Association's Construction Law Committee. Over the past decade he has
spoken and published on a variety of topics relating to construction law and
co-chaired the Fall 2008 ABA Forum meeting in Chicago. William has been
named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer annually since 2005, and is also listed in
Who's Who in American Law.
An active member in his community and non-profit organizations, William
is the past Chairman of the Board of the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC), an
environmental and conservation organization of approximately 90,000 members. He
served on the Board of the AMC for nine years (including three years as Chair)
and is currently a co-chair of its Board of Advisors. Additionally, he has
served on his town's Conservation Commission for six years, including two years
as Chairman, and has been active on various boards in his community.
He received his A.B., cum laude with high distinction in History, from
Dartmouth College and his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law.
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