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William Yoder

Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP

William A. Yoder is an experienced litigator and client counselor. He has an extensive background in complex individual and class action litigation and has represented and counseled clients, including Fortune 500 companies, throughout the United States and internationally.

These companies include those in the consumer products, agriculture, environmental, tobacco, medical, engineering and construction industries. William rejoined Shook after serving as Assistant General Counsel for a Fortune 500 company, where he managed and developed defense strategies for all types of litigation filed against the company.

Since returning to private practice, he has continued to work closely with his clients’ company executives, employees and representatives to achieve success inside and outside the courtroom.

He combines his knowledge of the courtroom, his in-house law department experience, and a deep understanding of business priorities to counsel his clients on risk avoidance and liability prevention.

William has successfully defended clients, at every stage of litigation, against diverse claims ranging from negligence, fraud, design defect, conspiracy, professional malpractice and strict liability to tortious interference, unfair trade practices and construction-related design/delay allegations.

He has handled a wide array of complex civil disputes in various venues, including contract disputes involving architect/engineering firms with projects in Pakistan, Singapore and the United Kingdom.

In addition to advising clients on litigation matters, William also counsels clients on regulatory issues for FDA-regulated products. In this capacity, William helps clients identify and pursue strategies that balance regulatory compliance and business reputation with marketplace competitiveness and business objectives.


  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1996
  • B.A., University of Kansas, 1993

Bar Admissions:

  • District of Columbia
  • Kansas
  • Missouri


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