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William W. (Bill) Washauer is the principal of the firm and is committed to providing clients of the firm with high quality legal services with a focus on personal services, professionalism, integrity, and thoughtful attention to detail.
Bill has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1978, based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Before starting this firm in 1992, Bill was an associate or partner at several small to mid-sized law firms in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Bill’s practice and experience have focused on transactional real estate and business law, including acquisition, sale, leasing, financing, subdivision development and sales, real estate brokerage law, condominium and homeowner association law, formation, operation, reorganization, and dissolution of business entities, intellectual property, and employment law. He has served as outside general counsel for several small to mid-sized companies, and in that capacity has dealt extensively with operational and personnel matters. He also has extensive experience in managing litigation matters and interfacing with outside litigation counsel on behalf of those clients.
Areas Of Practice
- Real Estate Law
- Business Law
- California, 1975
- U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1975
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1994
- University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
- J.D. - 1975
- Harvard University
- B.A. - 1971
- Honors: cum laude
Honors and Awards
- Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations and Memberships
- American Bar Association, Member
- State Bar of California, Member