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William C. Crenshaw
William C. Crenshaw
Partner 
Bill Crenshaw has more than 30 years of civil litigation experience and focuses his practice in the area of commercial litigation, bankruptcy, and workouts. Bill is also experienced in real estate disputes, including tax credit workouts and bankruptcy, and has substantial healthcare litigation experience. Additionally, he has been involved in a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters, including tax credit disputes, workouts, contested administrative proceedings, partnership disputes, fiduciary liability actions, lender liability litigation, fraud claims, probate litigation, breach of contract actions, real estate disputes, bankruptcy and workouts, receiverships, contested foreclosures, banking litigation, and creditors' rights issues. Bill also has broad experience in bankruptcy, including corporate reorganizations, tax credit bankruptcy issues, landlord claims, and the defense of fraudulent transfer and related claims.

Bill has conducted several jury and non-jury trials and has handled appeals in state and federal court. He has been admitted to practice in over 10 federal district courts and four federal circuit courts of appeal, as well as the United States Supreme Court. His clients include major corporations, banks, developers, and individuals.
 
Representative Experience
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Tax Credit Workouts and Bankruptcy - Representation of major tax credit investor in workout and bankruptcy proceedings involving renovation of historical residential building in downtown Los Angeles.
 
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Healthcare Litigation - Representation of California public hospital and three national hospital associations in litigation challenging the "Cost Limit Rule" issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
 
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Real Estate Litigation - Representation of limited partner of condominium project in Philadelphia in litigation against general partner.
 
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Arbitration/Mediation - Defense of non-profit trade association in breach of contract arbitration.
 
Awards & Recognition
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The Best Lawyers in America 2012-2014, Listed in Washington, D.C. for Litigation - Bankruptcy
 
Published Works & Lectures
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Mealey's Litigation Report, Author, "The Potential Benefits of Using Settlement Counsel," October 2007
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member
 
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American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Executive Council, Past Member
 
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Dade County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Past President
 
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District of Columbia Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member
 
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The Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division, Board of Governors, Past Member
 
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The Virginia Bar, Bankruptcy Section, Member
 
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The Virginia Bar, Litigation Section, Member
 

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William C. Crenshaw

Practice
Litigation
Representative Clients
Banc of America Historic Capital Assets LLC
Banc of America Historic New Ventures LLC
Guardian Realty Investors LLC
Taylor Development and Land Company
Education
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1977
B.A., Tufts University, 1974
Bar Admissions
District of Columbia
Florida
Virginia
 
 
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