Bill has significant knowledge and experience representing a variety of family, private, and closely-held clients in a broad range of legal and business matters throughout the US and internationally.


Bill welcomes the opportunity to cultivate close and long-term relationships with clients while providing them practical legal and business advice that helps achieve their goals.  In all matters, Bill is focused, efficient, effective, assertive, confident and engaging.

Bill has enjoyed the practice of law for over 30 years in a variety of legal and business matters that businesses face, including choice of entity decisions; business formation, maintenance, and succession planning matters; general governance counseling, including Board matters; ownership dispute matters; liquidation and dissolution matters; counseling on day-to-day legal and business matters as a de facto general counsel; discussing, negotiating, documenting and advising with respect to all types of strategic and contractual arrangements; and debt and equity fundraising. He also has significant knowledge and experience discussing, negotiating, documenting and advising on merger and acquisition transactions, joint ventures and other business combinations and reorganizations.



Rated "AV Preeminent" (highest level of professional excellence) by Martindale-Hubbell

Selected to the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers in America©

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

American Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association  

Sholom Community Alliance

  • Vice President
  • Board of Directors
  • Executive Committee 
  • Administrative Affairs Committee

Jewish Community Relations Council, Minnesota and the Dakotas

  • Former Board of Directors
  • Former Safeguarding Our Community Committee, Chair

Ronald McDonald House Children's Charities of the Upper Midwest

  • Former Board of Directors
  • Former Grant Committee


  • Minnesota
  • New York


University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1988

University of Minnesota, B.A., Business, with honors, 1984

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