William Hummell

“I believe an effective attorney must be a good communicator, understand the needs of his client, and keep the client informed. Attention to detail is essential, but a creative approach is sometimes key to success.”


University of Arizona College of Law
Juris Doctor
Arizona State University
Bachelor of Science, with Honors


New York State Courts
Supreme Court of the United States
U.S. Court of Appeals (Second Circuit, Third Circuit, Ninth Circuit)
U.S. District Courts of Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
U.S. District Court for Arizona
Pro Hac Vice Admissions:
– U.S. District Court for New Jersey
– U.S. District Court for the United States Virgin Islands
– U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Tennessee
– Florida State Court
– California State Court

William Hummell, in addition to being a Partner in Kucker Marino Winiarsky & Bittens, LLP, is a Senior Attorney with vast experience and has had substantial success on client matters. His practice areas include:

Business Law, including risk management, insurance coverage disputes, formulation of business agreements, commercial disputes, corporation law, limited liability company law, partnership law, business governance, agreements among corporation shareholders, operating agreements for limited liability companies, partnership agreements, dissolution of corporations, and windup of partnerships.

Employment Law, including employment agreements, employee benefits (pension and welfare benefits), the rights of employees and employers under ERISA, Portability Act, employee disability claims, employee disputes concerning work circumstances, pension/benefits disputes, discrimination claims (e.g., alleged age or sex discrimination), alleged harassment or hostile environment, civil rights claims, Equal Employment Opportunity claims, New York Executive Law, Human Rights Law claims, and the defense of OSHA claims.

Litigation, including complex civil actions, multi-jurisdictional disputes, federal and state court litigation (all manner of pretrial proceedings, declaratory relief, injunctive relief, provisional remedies, and trials), mediation, arbitration, administrative law, administrative proceedings, and appeals.

International Law, including interstate and international trade, ICC disputes, admiralty law and maritime disputes (including charter parties, vessel hire, demurrage, dispatch, bills of lading, cargo damages, COGSA, Montreal Protocols, and attachments). William has provided legal counsel regarding United States federal law or New York law to attorneys representing clients in England, Sweden, France, Belgium, Germany, Russia, Italy, Spain, Greece, Egypt, Canada, Mexico, Peru, Chile, South Africa, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Real Estate Law, including real property law, enforcement of commercial leases, residential leases, landlord-tenant disputes, alleged discrimination/discriminatory patterns or practices, Human Rights Law claims including alleged race, sex & income source discrimination (NY Executive Law, NYS Human Rights Law, NYC Human Rights Law), construction law, RPAPL Section 881, construction license access agreements.