William S. Wilson II


  • Overview


    William Wilson is a commercial lawyer with more than 20 years of experience representing and counseling municipalities, public and private owners, quasi-public agencies, developers, design professionals, architects and engineers, suppliers, contractors and subcontractors in the areas of construction and commercial law. He is an experienced litigator who also drafts, reviews, and negotiates all types of construction and commercial contracts. Bill is a member of the firm’s Construction Law Group.

    Prior to becoming a lawyer, Bill worked for nine years as a civil engineer in the Connecticut Department of Transportation, where he acquired diverse experience in researching and organizing technical information, analyzing complex design problems, and communicating solutions for the design and construction of small- and large-scale infrastructure improvement projects across the state. Bill’s practical, hands-on experience in the construction industry, coupled with his knowledge and breadth of work in construction law, enables him to quickly assess and engage with often-complex construction cases and achieve successful results for his clients.

  • Experience
    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity
      Executive Board Member (2009 - 2011)

      Connecticut Construction Industry Association

      Associated General Contractors of America

      Associated Builders and Contractors of Connecticut

      Connecticut Road Builders Association
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      2024 and 2023 JD Supra Readers' Choice Awards Top Author in the Construction category

      Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the areas of Construction Law and Litigation - Construction for 2024. 

    • News

      R+C in the News

      • March 4, 2024

        William Wilson Receives “Top” Honors in Construction Law in JD Supra’s 2024 Readers’ Choice Award

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      • March 6, 2023

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers, Firm Receive “Top” Honors in JD Supra’s 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards

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      • November 22, 2022

        R+C Volunteers Present Junior Achievement Programs in Hartford School

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      R+C News Releases

      • August 17, 2023

        78 Robinson+Cole Lawyers Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2024

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