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Bill's practice is devoted exclusively to environmental litigation and counseling, with a focus on assisting clients with respect to contaminated property. Bill has significant experience in prosecuting, defending, and serving as an expert witness in hazardous site cases, and in working with regulatory agencies on site investigations and cleanups as well as other types of enforcement and regulatory matters.


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  1. Environmental and Natural Resources: 100%

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Wactor & Wick LLP

180 Grand Avenue - Suite 950

Oakland, CA, 94612-3771


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer (Environmental Law)Law & Politics (Peer Review)2008
AV RatingMartindale Hubble2008
Super Lawyer (Environmental Law)Law & Politics (Peer Review)2007
AV RatingMartindale Hubble2007
Super Lawyer (Environmental Law)Law & Politics (Peer Review)2006
Super LawyerLaw & Politics (Peer Review)2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWactor & Wick LLP2002 - Present
PartnerCrosby, Heafey, Roach & May1991 - 2002
N/AU.S. Environmental Protection Agency1978 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of California Environmental SectionExecutive Committee2005 - 2008
Bar Assn of San Francisco Environmental SectionChair2003 - 2005
Publication nameTitleDate
California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)Hazardous Waste Considerations2007
California Environmental Law & Land Use PracticeCleanup of Hazardous Substances2006
Los Angeles Daily Journal"Aviall" Makes Recovering CERCLA Costs Harder2005
California Real Property JournalPassive Intervening Owner Not LIable for Historic Contamination2002
California Real Property JournalNinth Circuit Reconsiders ‘Passive Former Owner’ Liability for Historic Contamination2001
California Environmental Law ReporterPotential Roadblocks to Private Cost Recovery Under CERCLA: Recent Evaluations of NCP Consistency1999
Shephard's California Environmental Law & Regulation ReporterNew California Law Authorizes Punitive Damages in Private Party Cleanup Actions: How Much of an Impact Will It Have?1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterN/AN/AN/A
Northwestern UniversityN/AN/AN/A