Bill Smith is the principal mediator and arbitrator of the firm Texas Mediator located in San Antonio, Texas. He brings a wide range of mediation experience and conflict resolution skill to bear when settling clients’ disputes. His educational background includes an undergraduate degree from the Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio and a law degree from the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio. He practiced law in Michigan, was a chief negotiator of labor agreements for Fortune 100 companies and successfully arbitrated numerous grievances with multiple unions. He became the VP of HR and eventually the Sr. VP of a Japanese owned automotive parts manufacturing company in Ohio employing 450 associates.
The past 13 years, while he was a VP of HR and Sr. VP, he also served as mediator for a common pleas court in southern Ohio. He successfully mediated over 300 disputes in varying stages of litigation that dealt with a breadth of issues involving personal injury, child custody, real estate, real estate foreclosures, probate, and employment/discrimination disputes.
Bill is certified to mediate matters in Ohio and Texas.