Bill is a frequent lecturer on the subjects of secured lending and workout matters, lender liability avoidance techniques, creditor’s rights in bankruptcy, and the foreclosure of security interests in real and personal property. He is listed in the publications The Best Lawyers in America, in the area of banking law, in Chambers USA, America’s Leading Business Lawyers, in the area of corporate/M&A law, and in the Mountain States Super Lawyers, in the area of banking law.
Bill joined the firm in 1983 and is Co-Chair of our Banking & Finance and Creditor’s Rights & Bankruptcy Practice Groups.
Honors & Awards
AV Preeminent Rating - Martindale Hubbell
Best Lawyers in America for Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, and Litigation - Banking & Finance (1995 - present)
Best Lawyers’ 2011 & 2014 Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Billings
Best Lawyers’ 2013 Litigation - Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Billings
Mountain States Super Lawyers for Banking (2007-2012, 2014-2017)
Chambers USA - Leading Lawyers in Business (Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions)
Billings Public Library Board Member
Rimrock Foundation Board Membe
• Yellowstone County Bar Association
• State Bar of Montana