Leveraging his background as former deputy director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), a role in which he managed the agency’s
enforcement and policymaking activities, Bill defends clients in enforcement litigation, audits, and complaint investigations brought by the OFCCP. Bill
focuses his practice on OFCCP-related compliance issues, including matters of agency jurisdiction, privileged compensation self-evaluations and adverse
impact analyses, Affirmative Action Program development and implementation, and Internet Applicant requirements. He also defends systemic discrimination
claims investigated or brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
And when clients embark on workforce reduction implementation, Bill also provides assistance with
federal law matters like privileged statistical risk studies and compliance with Older
Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA), and the Worker Adjustment and Retraining
Notification Act (WARN).
Bill has more than two decades of experience assisting clients across a broad range of industries, including petrochemical, energy, consumer products,
manufacturing, technology, transportation, retail, pharmaceuticals, and financial services.
Bill is an active participant in community affairs and pro bono work. He has an active
federal pro bono practice helping veterans obtain U.S. Department of
Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits. He served as lead counsel in Military Order of the Purple Heart v. Sec’y of Veterans Affairs, 580 F.3d 1293 (Fed.
Cir. 2009) (invalidating VA’s “extraordinary award review,” and thereby precluding VA from annually overturning 400 benefits awards of $25,000 or more to
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