Bar Admissions

North Carolina


Wake Forest University, J.D./M.B.A., with distinction, 1989

Haverford College, B.A., 1982


Bill Toole has significant experience with environmental compliance counseling and litigation. His areas of concentration include resolving complicated environmental conflicts, site development using Brownfields mechanisms, stormwater compliance, federal and local wastewater discharge issues, wetlands permitting, hazardous waste compliance, pre-acquisition due diligence, and Superfund cleanup and cost recovery actions. Bill also advises clients with regard to underground storage tanks and community-right-to-know regulations.

He also provides intellectual property advice to technology providers and end users with regard to licensing, development and other intellectual property matters.

Honors & Awards


  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Louis B. Meyer, North Carolina Supreme Court, 1989-90



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Professional Affiliations

  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Adjunct Professor of Environmental Law

Community Affiliations

  • Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, Board of Trustees, 2015-present
  • North Carolina Clean Water Management Trust Fund, Board of Trustees, 2013-present
  • City Council, Belmont, North Carolina, 2010-13
  • Community Foundation of Gaston County, Inc., Board of Directors, 2007-14
  • Gaston Regional Chamber, Board of Directors, 2007-10
  • Gaston Day School, Board of Directors, 1998-2004; President, 2000-01; Parent Association, President 2005-07
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