Welcome to ILN-terviews, a series of profiles of ILN member firm attorneys, designed to give a unique insight into the lawyers who make up our Network. For our latest interview, we chose ILN member, Bill Milani of our member firm, Epstein Becker & Green in New York!
In one sentence, how would you describe your practice?
Management side labor and employment law with a particular concentration representing foreign-owned and financial services companies.
Who would be your typical client?
A foreign-owned bank.
What would you like clients and potential clients to know about you?
I will partner with them to achieve the best possible business results within the law.
What has been your most challenging case? Why?
My very first case upon joining EBG involved representing a foreign-owned company doing business in the U.S. accused of sex discrimination. I had to learn about the culture and business practices of the Company in order to defend the case. It was a wonderful learning experience.
What has been your proudest moment as a lawyer?
Having my son tell me that he would like to pursue a career as an international lawyer.
What do you do when you’re not practicing law?
Reading, sports, travel.
What would surprise people most about you?
What has been your most memorable ILN experience?
My first meeting-I was in awe of the many countries and firms represented and the close friendships among the attendees.
What career would you have chosen if you weren’t a lawyer?
Centerfield for the N.Y. Yankees
If a movie were made of your life, who would you want to play you?
Any of the James Bonds (except for Roger Moore)
How would you like to be remembered?
For my professionalism and integrity.