William S. Hale, P.E.
Mr. Hale is an Associate in the San Francisco office of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman working in the area of Construction Litigation. He has experience in representing contractors and owners in the resolution of disputes arising out of public and private contracts for hospital, hotel, highway, and modular building construction, including discovery, law and motion practice, mediation, and judgment enforcement.
Mr. Hale is also a California licensed Civil Engineer. Prior to law school, he worked as a rigging engineer in the construction industry, planning and assisting in the safe execution of critical lifting and transportation activities. He has over ten years of field experience on domestic and international projects in the fossil power, petrochemical, mining and nuclear industries.
While at the University of California, Los Angeles, Mr. Hale was an Associate Editor of the Chicano-Latino Law Review, 2005-2006.
Mr. Hale is a member of the team awarded the 2010 Chambers USA Award for Excellence in Construction.
Registered Civil Engineer, State of California, Certificate No. C56589
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
“Construction Defects: Theories of Liability and Statutes of Repose”, California Construction Contracts, Defects, and Litigation, California Continuing Education of the Bar (January 2013 Update). Co-author: William S. Hale.