William D. Gohl
Bartlit Beck LLP, 2018-Present, Associate
EEOC v. FedEx Ground (W.D. Pa.)
Trial counsel for FedEx Ground in suit brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act by the EEOC on behalf of roughly 300 deaf FedEx Ground package handlers from around the country. The EEOC alleges that FedEx Ground failed to provide a variety of reasonable accommodations to these package handlers, such as ASL interpreters at employee meetings. FedEx Ground asserts a number of defenses, including that it does provide reasonable accommodations to its deaf package handlers.
Spirit AeroSystems v. Boeing (Superior Court, King County, WA)
Represented Spirit AeroSystems in $365 million breach of contract dispute with Boeing relating to Boeing’s underpayments and certain warranty claims associated with parts Spirit manufactured for Boeing aircraft. Shortly after Spirit defeated Boeing’s motion to dismiss, the parties agreed to dismiss the suit.
Acknowledgements, presentations, and publications
Standing Up for Legislators: Reevaluating Legislator Standing in the Wake of Kerr v. Hickenlooper, 110 Northwestern University Law Review 1269 (2016)
The Wandering Doctrine of Constitutional Fact, 59 Arizona Law Review 289 (2017) (with Martin H. Redish)