William D. Janicki

Senior Counsel

Bill is an accomplished trial and litigation attorney representing clients in the state and federal courts of California. He is a seasoned legal advocate having tried cases to a jury verdict in federal and state courts as well as having represented clients in several arbitration proceedings.

Over the course of his career, Bill has successfully represented clients in a broad range of complex and high-stakes litigation matters involving product liability, transportation, aviation, trucking, automobile, insurance defense, and professional liability. Bill has deep experience in the defense of catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims.
Bill also represents clients in commercial business disputes including contract claims, business torts, trade secret, and intellectual property matters. Bill’s construction practice includes the defense of construction companies in wrongful death, personal injury, and construction defect claims.

Bill ardently defends the interests of his clients while seeking business oriented and cost-effective solutions to the many challenges presented by modern litigation.


  • U.S. Air Force Academy, B.S., 1989
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S., 1991
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 2001

Bar Admissions

  • California 2001

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern, Central Districts of California