William F. Dolan is a Partner in the law firm of Jones Day in Chicago, Illinois.
Bill concentrates his practice on the resolution of complex commercial disputes. With more than 25 years of experience in courts throughout the U.S, his career has placed a special emphasis on antitrust and intellectual property lawsuits. He represented a defendant in a price-fixing conspiracy case that resulted in a unanimous verdict for his client, and The National Law Journal selected that case as one of the major defense victories of 1996.
He is a frequent author and speaker on the subject of antitrust law and has addressed a variety of groups on complex litigation matters, antitrust developments, mergers and acquisitions, and cost-effective litigation techniques. He publishes an annual update on developments in antitrust law and has lectured at the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, the Practising Law Institute, and the Price Waterhouse General Counsel Forum. He is a native of Dublin, Ireland.
Bill received his B.A. degree, cum laude, in 1979 from Columbia University (Phi Beta Kappa), and his J.D. with honors from Columbia University in 1982 (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar).
His bar admissions include: Illinois, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar), and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh and Eighth Circuits.