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Mintz Member William Hill Named to the National Law Journal’s Inaugural List of Real Estate/Construction Law Trailblazers

Mintz is pleased to announce that Member and Co-Chair of the firm’s Construction Law Practice William M. Hill has been named to the National Law Journal’s 2020 Real Estate/Construction Law Trailblazers list. The inaugural list recognizes legal professionals who have made significant marks on the practice, policy, and technological advancements in the real estate and construction law sectors. As part of this recognition, Mr. Hill was profiled in a special supplement published on April 1.

Mr. Hill is a preeminent construction lawyer whose practice encompasses construction and real estate disputes and transactions, as well as commercial and corporate litigation. He counsels owners, lenders, general contractors, joint ventures, and subcontractors in transactions and disputes across a variety of private and public sector projects. He has focused on both delivering a variety of projects and resolving disputes for clients in an efficient and timely manner.

For more than two decades, Mr. Hill has been a leader in various construction bar organizations, including the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law. He served as Chair of the Forum and developed the concept of Building for Good, Inc. (B4G), a national, web-based platform linking nonprofits and charities with skilled, pro bono construction lawyers. Launched in 2019 with pilot programs in Massachusetts, Florida, New Jersey, and Minnesota, B4G helps organizations in need of construction law assistance find qualified, local attorneys to provide pro bono construction law services. The organization is expanding to additional states in 2020.

In his “Trailblazer” profile, Mr. Hill discussed his path to construction law. He also touched on some of B4G’s representative projects, including helping charity organizations such as domestic violence shelters, animal hospitals, food pantries, organizations serving people with special needs, and more.