TAMPA, FLA. (December 16, 2013) — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that William “Bill” Hamilton, a partner in the firm’s Tampa office, has been named the firm’s National E-Discovery Partner.
Hamilton is a nationally recognized e-discovery thought leader and educator. In his new role, Hamilton will work closely on e-discovery matters with the firm’s litigation teams and litigation support department. In conjunction with his work with Quarles & Brady, Hamilton teaches Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence as an adjunct professor at the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law, serves as executive director of the International Center for Automated Research at the University of Florida and the UF Law E-Discovery Project, serves as Bryan University’s provost, vice-chancellor and dean of graduate students, and authors and presents regularly at national and regional conferences. Hamilton also authors many books and articles on e-discovery and presents regularly at national and regional e-discovery conferences.
“I’m very honored by this appointment and the trust the firm has placed in me as mission-critical e-discovery practices, skills and technologies continue their rapid evolution,” stated Hamilton.
Hamilton, a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group, handles complex business litigation in the areas software and technology disputes, intellectual property (copyright, trademark, patent and trade secrets law), e-commerce, data security, telecommunications, trade regulation, unfair trade practices and internal investigations. He is also a neutral arbitrator and mediator for the World Intellectual Property Organization and the American Arbitration Association. He received his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Lehigh University.
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