William Cronin (Emeritus)

(206) 621-1406

William Cronin (Emeritus)

Admitted in Washington and California

Mr. Cronin is a retired founding partner of the firm. We are proud to call him one of our “emeritus” partners. He is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been named as one of the top business litigators in Seattle in every one of Seattle Magazine’s top lawyer surveys since 2001. He was also selected by his peers in the annual Super Lawyer’s list as one of the top ten Business Litigators in the state in 2013 and 2014. In 2019 he was chosen to the “Super Lawyers” list and voted among the Top 100 lawyers in the state. For 12 years in a row Bill has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America.

Bill’s practice focuses on business litigation, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. He has represented law firms, accounting firms, engineering firms, construction contractors, corporate officers and directors, majority and minority stockholders, employees and employers, and Fortune 500 companies such as Exxon Mobil, AT&T Mobility, and Amazon.com in high-stakes litigation.

He is licensed to practice in Washington and California.

Professional Associations

  • Washington State Bar Association

  • California State Bar Association


  • J.D., University of Southern California Law School, 1975

  • University of Oregon Law School, 1972-1973

  • B.A., cum laude, Brown University, 1970

  • Bogle & Gates, 1978-1999

  • O’Melveny & Myers, Associate, 1975-1978

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