Partner William Charron is a member of Pryor Cashman’s Litigation, Intellectual Property and Media & Entertainment Groups. He is also co-leader of the firm’s Art Law practice and represents clients in art title and authenticity cases.
Bill’s practice is focused on property rights cases in a number of contexts, including art, intellectual property matters arising under the Copyright and Lanham Acts, right of publicity and defamation laws, and real estate litigation. He has also represented clients in a number of complex cases involving civil rights, civil RICO, antitrust, securities fraud, and banking claims, as well as numerous contract, shareholder, and LLC membership disputes.
Bill has particular experience in handling appellate litigation, including arguing appeals to the New York Court of Appeals (highest court in New York), an en banc (full 16-judge panel) of the Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Second, Sixth, and Eleventh U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals, as well as the First and Second Departments of the Appellate Division in New York. He also taught appellate advocacy and legal writing as an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School from 2009-14.