At a Glance
Bill Brueckner is Of Counsel in the Litigation Department. His practice focuses on matters involving business and commercial litigation (including construction, corporate and partnership dissolution, and Uniform Commercial Code matters) and insolvency related issues. Bill litigates a wide variety of corporate and commercial disputes, including those arising out of the organization, operation and dissolution of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and joint ventures.
In 2017, Bill was honored by the Rochester Daily Record as a "Leader in the Law." Since then, he has been recognized by Super Lawyers magazine, and he has been selected by his peers for inclusion among The Best Lawyers in America®. In 2019, Bill was named as one of Upstate New York's "Top 100 Bet the Company Litigators."
- Albany Law School of Union University (J.D., cum laude, 1989)
- Wittenberg University (B.A., 1986)
- New York State Bar (1990)
- United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (2002)
- United States District Court, Western District of New York (1990)
- United States District Court, Northern District of New York (1992)
- United States District Court, Eastern District of New York (1999)
- United States District Court, Southern District of New York (1999)
- United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of New York (1992)
- United States Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York (1995)
- United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York (1999)
- United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York (1999)
Monroe County Bar Association
Bill is a currently a member of the Family Advisory Board for the Adolescent Behavioral Health Center at Golisano Children’s Hospital. He has served in leadership roles on the governing bodies of the Eastside Family YMCA, Faith Lutheran Church, the Boy Scouts of America, and the South East Area Coalition. He has volunteered in the Penfield Little League and Penfield Rangers Youth Soccer Club, and was appointed as a member of the Penfield Central School District’s Committee to Study Classroom Size.
Bill is a native Rochesterian who has practiced law in this community since returning from Albany Law School, where he served on the editorial board of the Albany Law Review and graduated, cum laude, in 1989. Bill lives in Rochester and tries very hard to find time to justify his membership in the United States Triathlon Association. He has competed in over a dozen triathlons, and claims that he is training for the next one.