William Ohlemeyer

  • Lecturer in Law

Wililiam S. Ohlemeyer is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. His main practice area is complex civil litigation, with an emphasis on commercial disputes, mass torts, product liability, class actions, and federal multidistrict litigation. Bill has extensive experience managing and trying large-scale litigation in both state and federal courts across the U.S.

Prior to joining Boies Schiller Flexner in 2008, Bill was Vice President and Associate General Counsel of Altria Group, where he was responsible for coordinating litigation issues facing the Altria group of companies.  Prior to joining Altria, Bill was a partner at Shook, Hardy & Bacon, where he successfully defended product liability cases tried to verdict in state and federal courts across the country.

He received his J.D. cum laude in 1984 from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, where he was a member of the Missouri Law Review and Order of the Coif. Ohlemeyer received a B.S. from the University of Missouri in 1981.