Bill Boice joined the firm as a litigation partner in June 1980. Mr. Boice has substantial trial experience representing significant corporate clients in a wide variety of cases. His trial practice is focused on complex litigation including patent and trade secret litigation, class actions, business torts and other business litigation. Mr. Boice has tried cases in courts throughout the United States and has argued appeals in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fifth, Sixth, Ninth, Eleventh and Federal Circuits, as well as The Georgia Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.
Mr. Boice is a member of the firm's Executive Committee. He is listed in the 2015 and the six years immediately preceding editions of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for his work in Intellectual Property and General Commercial Litigation. Mr. Boice is also named a 2014 "Atlanta Lawyer of the Year" and listed for Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Law in 2017 and the 14 years immediately preceding by The Best Lawyers in America®. He was recognized in The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers for 2009, 2011 and 2014. Mr. Boice is also recognized as a Georgia "Super Lawyer" in Intellectual Property Litigation and Business Litigation in 2009, for Intellectual Property Litigation in 2015 and the five years immediately preceding, and as a Top 100 Georgia "Super Lawyer" in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine. He was named to Georgia Trend's "Legal Elite" list in 2014 and the five years immediately preceding. He was named a top patent practitioner in 2016 and the four years immediately preceding by IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. In 2007, 2014, 2015 and 2016, Mr. Boice was recognized in Benchmark: Litigation as a Georgia "Litigation Star." In 2013, he was named to The International Who's Who of Patent Lawyers. Mr. Boice is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*
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Professional & Community Activities
Atlanta Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member
Bleckley Inn of Court, Member
State Bar of Georgia, Member