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Bill Bowser has represented both private and public employers on a full range of labor and employment matters for over 25 years and is ranked as a top employment lawyer in Delaware by Chambers USA, Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America.

Bill joined Young Conaway in 1993, after over four years as New Castle County Attorney. Bill defends employers in employment discrimination, wrongful termination, and "whistleblower" lawsuits in state and federal courts. Bill has vast experience in representing employers in collective bargaining and administrative proceedings before the NLRB, EEOC, the Delaware Department of Labor, and other government agencies. He assists employers on avoiding litigation by developing effective employee handbooks, policies, and procedures; and he provides training to in-house counsel, human resource professionals, supervisors, and employees.


Labor negotiations, employment discrimination and wrongful discharge litigation, supervisor training


Practice Areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 100%
    31 years, 500 cases

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Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP

1000 North King Street
Wilmington, DE, 19801

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

1000 West Street
17th Floor
Willmington, DE, 19801-1050




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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Delaware Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Recognized for Labor & Employment LawBest Lawyers in America2010
Delaware Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Leader in Labor & EmploymentChambers & Partners USA2009
Leader in Labor & EmploymentChambers & Partners USA2008
Delaware Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Recognized for Labor & Employment LawBest Lawyers in America2008
Recognized for Labor & Employment LawBest Lawyers in America2007
Distinquished Service AwardNational Governors Association2007
Leader in Labor & EmploymentChambers & Partners USA2007
Delaware Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Leader in Labor & EmploymentChambers & Partners USA2006
Leader in Labor & EmploymentChambers & Partners USA2006
Leader in Labor & EmploymentChambers & Partners USA2005
Leader in Labor & EmploymentChambers & Partners USA2004
Volunteer of the YearState of Delaware2000
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerYoung Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP1993 - Present
County AttorneyNew Castle County1989 - 1993
AssociateRichards Layton & Finger1983 - 1989
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Delaware Cancer ConsortiumChair2001 - Present
Delaware State Bar AssociationChair - Labor & Employment Section1997 - 1998
Publication NameTitleDate
HR TimesTake Care When Love is in the Air2010
Delaware Employment Law LetterNo So Funny Business: What Employers Can Learn From the Letterman Affairs2009
Delaware Employment Law LetterPERB executive director speaks out2008
Metropolitan Corporate CounselEmployees Go Cyber: The Problem of Internet Blogging2006
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Villanova University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor cum laude1983
University of DelawareSociology and Criminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts with honors1979
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Annual Employment Law SeminarEmployment Law Developments2010
ADA UpdateADA2010
ADA and FMLA UpdateADA and FMLA Update2010
Understand the New FMLA RegulationsUnderstand the New FMLA Regulations2009
The New FMLA Regulations: What You Need to Know NOWThe New FMLA Regulations: What You Need to Know NOW2009
Employment Law UpdateFMLA and ADA Update2009
Delaware SHRM Annual HR ConferenceEmployment Law Update: 20092009
Hot Topics in Labor and Employment LawHot Topics in Labor and Employment Law2008
Advanced Employment Issues SymposiumBlogs in the Workplace2008