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 2012 and the three 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 listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property Law in 2013 and the two years immediately preceding and was recognized in The International Who's Who of Business Law for 2009 and 2011. He is also recognized as a Georgia "Super Lawyer" in Intellectual Property Litigation and Business Litigation in 2009 and for Intellectual Property Litigation in 2010 and 2011 and in 2012, Mr. Boice is listed as a Top 100 Georgia "Super Lawyer" in the area of Intellectual Property Litigiation by SuperLawyers magazine. He was named to Georgia Trend's "Legal Elite" list in 2012 and the three years immediately preceding. Mr. Boice was named a top patent practitioner in 2012 by IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. In 2007, he was recognized in Benchmark: Litigation as a Georgia "Litigation Star." 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