Bill currently is the Managing Partner of Dorsey & Whitney LLP, an AmLaw 100 firm with offices across the world. Before assuming leadership of the firm, Bill practiced law for over 35 years as a trial lawyer with special expertise in health litigation. Bill received his law degree from the Yale Law School, and his undergraduate degree in history and philosophy from Kalamazoo College. He also did one year of graduate study at the University of Erlangen-Nuernberg in Germany. His interest in history led him to serve on the board of the Minnesota Historical Society, which he chaired for six years. He also serves on the Kalamazoo College Board of Trustees.