Bill is a native Floridian, born and raised in Miami. In 1999 he relocated to Brevard County and has been practicing there ever since. Bill's practice is devoted exclusively to civil litigation. He is Board Certified in Business Litigation and Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar. Bill has extensive trial experience in the State Courts of Florida and West Virginia as well as in the United States District Courts. He also has extensive experience in appellate matters and arbitrations.
Bill is experienced in representing general contractors, subcontractors, owners and banks in construction lien actions, construction defect claims, bond disputes, warranty issues and providing advice regarding construction contracts, subcontracts, change orders and statutory notice. Bill has also litigated numerous types of real estate disputes including right of ways, easements, ways of necessity, slander of title and other title questions and enforcement of covenants and restrictions.
Additionally, his practice includes litigation of restrictive covenants, discrimination claims (Title VII and otherwise,) intellectual property, trade secret litigation and general commercial and business disputes, as well as prelitigation counsel concerning dispute resolution.
Bill also has extensive litigation experience in the areas of zoning, municipal law, election law and land use. His trial experience extends to several states across the country and he has litigated business disputes ranging from straightforward breach of contract claims to complex disputes alleging misappropriation of trade secrets such as computer source and object code.
- Arbitration & Mediation
- Business Law
- Construction Law
- Real Estate Law
- West Virginia
- 11th Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
- U.S. Supreme Court
- English: Spoken, Written
- Spanish: Spoken, Written
- Cantwell & Goldman, P.A.
- Syracuse University
- West Virginia University College of Law
- Honors: Member of M.E Lugar Trial
- Brevard County Bar Association
- Florida Bar Association
- Past Code Enforcement Board Member, City of West Melbourne, FL
- West Virginia Bar Association
- - Current
- Board Certified in Business Litigation and Construction Law
- Florida Bar
- Cantwell & Goldman Website