William S. Cook Partner




William Cook focuses his practice on appellate work, general liability and casualty, employment law and insurance coverage litigation. Throughout his career, William has handled appeals before state appellate courts in Michigan and Illinois and appeals before the Sixth and Seventh Circuits. The appeals have covered numerous topics ranging from contract and tort issues to insurance coverage disputes, including cases involving bad faith in which he mounts a particularly aggressive defense.

William’s practice also involves defending clients against employment-related claims, including discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims. He has successfully defended clients before the EEOC, state agencies in Michigan and Illinois, and in federal and state courts.

William’s tort practice generally entails defending clients involved in automobile accidents and against premises liability claims. He often defends trucking companies and their drivers in third-party, no-fault claims under Michigan law.