ADDITIONAL PRACTICE AREAS
In addition to aviation litigation and counseling, Bill has years of experience in matters involving the construction industry. He has represented a major railroad in significant tunnel, track and maintenance issues, has represented municipalities in disputes over waste-water treatment facilities, and he has handled cases that range from litigation concerning a large nuclear plant, to claims involving railroad track and rail work, dams, and home construction.
Bill has represented entities in matters where potential judgments in “Bet the Company” litigation exceeded $500 Million, adjusting claims and disputes.
Currently, Mr. Blakely serves as the outside General Counsel to the not-for-profit organization, Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), which provides educational and charitable services on the African continent. His experience also includes more than eighteen years as the outside General Counsel to a large religious organization.
Bill has served as legal counsel for Veterans for more than 19 years, including one seaman killed by a terrorist attack, and another who suffered the side-effects of a serious head injury.