William S. Fish, Jr.

Firm: Hinckley Allen
Location: Hartford - CT

  • 20 Church Street
    Hartford, CT 06103
  • Tel : 860-331-2700
  • Fax : (860) 278-3802

Bill’s practice spans across a broad range of legal disciplines including business services, complex commercial litigation, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, real estate, and the First Amendment. He has tried numerous complex matters in state and federal court and regularly represents clients in complex bankruptcy proceedings, acquisitions, real estate transactions, loan transactions, and other business matters throughout the country. Bill also represents clients in cross-border and other international transactions. He acts as general counsel to a broad range of clients, providing legal advice on a variety of business topics. He also counsels clients on how best to structure joint ventures and other related matters. He also regularly represents clients regarding the acquisition, re-development, financing, sale and operation of all types of senior housing facilities. Bill has served as a mediator and has participated in numerous mediations and other ADR sessions. His approach to mediation is consistent with and based on the model standards of the American Bar Association.

He was selected by Best Lawyers as the Lawyer of the Year (Hartford region) in 2018 for Bet-the-Company Litigation, Lawyer of the Year (Hartford region) in 2015-2017 for Litigation – Bankruptcy and Lawyer of the Year (Hartford region) in 2011 for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights. He also is a Fellow in The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society of the Litigation Counsel of America.

Hinckley Allen

At Hinckley Allen, we make a simple promise to our clients: to provide value and deliver results. This allows us to focus on your business goals with sound, strategic thinking, and tireless advocacy. We strive to be your advisor, creating long-term client relationships across a wide range of industries.

Our clients place great trust in us. We are often considered an extension of their management teams. We are relentless, intently following industry developments and changing markets in order to increase our value and effectiveness. For every client, we focus on providing solutions that measurably contribute to long-term success.

We are dedicated to delivering strong, consistent high-quality results. By focusing on operational excellence, we seek to optimize our value to clients by being effective, efficient, organized, and communicative. We continuously explore process improvements, look for further efficiencies, and invest in training and infrastructure that provides:

  • Greater predictability in scheduling and budgeting
  • Transparent and flexible fee arrangements
  • Maximum efficiency in every action undertaken

Striking the right balance in assigning resources to legal projects can be complex. To help optimize our value as a firm, and foster a true sense of partnership, we have invested heavily in systems that structure teams and assign resources with maximum proficiency. Our Legal Project Management (LPM) helps us to flexibly distribute tasks, provide upfront planning, and facilitate robust communication at every stage of every engagement to deliver required services at the best cost-value ratio.