William J. Goines is the Co-Managing Shareholder of the Silicon Valley Office and focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, real estate, employment litigation and employment law. He has spent more than 40 years representing clients in jury and non-jury trials in a variety of business disputes, wrongful termination, employment discrimination litigation, trade secret and employee mobility, class actions, real estate matters, toxic tort litigation, and closely held and family-owned business disputes. Bill is also a recognized private mediator and arbitrator in Silicon Valley and serves as a Judge Pro Tem, Settlement Conference Judge, Special Discovery Master, Mediator and Arbitrator of disputes through both private and court-coordinated programs.
- Complex commercial litigation and arbitration
- Employment litigation
- Class action defense
- Financial institution litigation
- Bad faith litigation
- Real estate litigation
- Toxic tort litigation