Bill Ford has over 25 years of litigation experience. Mr. Ford worked for several years as a litigation paralegal for prominent law firms throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. As an attorney, Mr. Ford has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants at trial and settlement conferences in civil cases throughout California, including personal injury, insurance defense, landlord-tenant, construction defect, civil rights, business torts, breach of contract, social security disability, public entity defense, and a variety of general civil and business litigation cases. Mr. Ford has earned the listing AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® for his professional abilities and adherence to ethical standards.
Mr. Ford also has substantial experience in offering public and private entities general business advice and representation and was the former Assistant General Counsel for the San Francisco Housing Authority. Mr. Ford also has significant experience in preparing and negotiating contracts, license agreements, and service agreements on behalf of public entities and private companies.
Mr. Ford’s extensive background in representing plaintiffs, defendants, and public and private entities has given him the well-rounded training, experience, and strategic insight necessary to successfully assess, evaluate, prosecute, and defend cases on behalf of his clients. Mr. Ford has proven his competence and determination by consistently providing the best possible legal advice to his clients and emerging victorious even in cases that were difficult to win. He offers a strong track record of success and has been commended by clients, employers, colleagues and adversaries for his excellent knowledge of the law, case preparation, and legal research and writing skills.
Mr. Ford received his Bachelor of Science degree and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Francisco.
Mr. Ford was admitted to practice law in California in 2003 and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California.