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Bill D.  Fountain

Biography

Bill Fountain has successfully first-chaired a significant number of jury trials. Bill has a practice that covers a broad range of law with an emphasis on multi-party toxic tort and environmental litigation, product liability, professional negligence, construction and premises liability, dram shop litigation, and general civil litigation.

Bill employs a working relationship with his clients to provide the most thorough and well-rounded defense. Bill has the ability to translate complex legal matters into an easily understandable language which works well when presenting the precise facts in an efficient, knowledgeable, and authoritative defense.

Services

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of Law  (J.D., cum laude, 1980)
    • Law Review
    • Order of the Coif
  • Wayne State University  (B.A., cum laude, 1977)

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Texas

Courts

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Professional Affiliations

  • DRI
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Austin Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of California
  • American Bankruptcy Institute

Honors

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

Trials

  • Booth v. John Crane Inc, et al., Superior Court of California, Alameda County
  • James Harkin v. John Crane Inc., et al., Superior Court of California, Alameda County
  • John Perniz and Mary Beth Perniz v. Sequoia Ventures, Inc. et al., Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco
  • Darrell Polk, et al. v. Alcoa, Inc., 44th Judicial District Court of Dallas County
  • Robert Wayne Henderson v. Asbestos Companies, et al., 160th Judicial District Court of Dallas County
  • Gilbert G. Llanes, Deceased v. Aluminum Company of America, et al., 57th Judicial District Court of Bexar County
  • Vernon Walker v. Bondex International, Inc., et al., 14th Judicial District Court of Dallas County
  • Frank Lowery v. Bondex International, Inc., et al., 67th Judicial Court of Tarrant County
  • John G. Thalman v. Kelly-Moore Paint Company, et al., 405th Judicial District of Galveston County
  • Kevin Sandel v. Kelly-Moore Paint Company, Inc., 67th Judicial Court of Tarrant County