William Bethune


Bill handles transactions and counsels clients offering a wide variety of professional services in the biotechnology, life settlement, government contracting, information technology, and continuing medical education industries, among others. In his career, Bill has handled litigation and arbitration involving a wide range of business disputes including computer trespass, misappropriation of trade secrets, diversion of corporate opportunities, breach of covenants not to compete, interference with contract, and breach of fiduciary duty.

Bill has represented creditors in bankruptcy contested matters and adversary proceedings involving objections to claims and priority and dischargeability of claims. In his work with clients, Bill has delivered legal solutions to retain, deploy, compensate, and support key personnel; to acquire and protect intellectual property rights; and to safely hire, evaluate, and discharge employees. His work with clients has included designing and implementing plans for ownership succession; selling, acquiring, protecting and disposing of assets; and establishing and disposing of control and minority interests in businesses. Bill has also handled entity governance disputes at all stages, from the board room to the court room.

Practice Areas

  • Business Law

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