William Haston Dulaney III

William Haston Dulaney III

Powell, Ohio

Bill Dulaney has both legal and business experience in highly regulated practice areas. He appears before Ohio's professional boards and litigates in state and federal courts. Bill is the managing partner of the Columbus office.

Bill was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and grew up in southern Ohio. Bill is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and was the 2003 alumni of the year, giving the college's commencement address that same year. Afterwards, Bill gained his Master of Business Administration in Finance and Labor from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio while working full time in engineering throughout the U.S. Eastern Coastal states.

Bill received his J.D. (law degree) from the University of Dayton School of Law completing his studies a semester early. While in law school, Bill was a member of the administrative law society.

Upon graduation, Bill began his law practice with the top NLJ 200 law firm Porter Wright in their Dayton, Ohio office. Later, Bill was the partner in charge of a four attorney office, together with managing an affiliated title company. Bill moved his practice to Cincinnati becoming a partner at the NLJ 200 law firm of Roetzel & Andress. For the past ten years, he has represented Ohio's licensed professionals in Columbus.

Bill has represented clients before these boards (partial list):

State Medical Board of Ohio
State Nursing Board of Ohio
State Ohio Board of Pharmacy
State Dental Board of Ohio
Ohio Department of Insurance
Ohio State Board of Registration For Professional Engineers and Surveyors

Bill has litigated cases in the following courts (partial list):

Federal Courts:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. Tax Court

Ohio Courts:
Ohio Supreme Court
Ohio Court of Claims
Allen County Court of Common Pleas
Allen Court of Common Pleas
Athens Court of Common Pleas
Belmont Court of Common Pleas
Brown Court of Common Pleas
Butler Court of Common Pleas
Champaign Court of Common Pleas
Clark Court of Common Pleas
Clermont Court of Common Pleas
Clinton Court of Common Pleas
Cuyahoga Court of Common Pleas
Darke Court of Common Pleas
Delaware Court of Common Pleas
Erie Court of Common Pleas
Fairfield Court of Common Pleas
Fayette Court of Common Pleas
Franklin Court of Common Pleas
Geauga Court of Common Pleas
Greene Court of Common Pleas
Hamilton Court of Common Pleas
Licking Court of Common Pleas
Medina Court of Common Pleas
Miami Court of Common Pleas
Montgomery Court of Common Pleas
Pickaway Court of Common Pleas
Preble Court of Common Pleas
Richland Court of Common Pleas
Sandusky Court of Common Pleas
Scioto Court of Common Pleas
Union Court of Common Pleas
Warren Court of Common Pleas

Bill has also provided Arbitration and Mediation services through the American Arbitration Association and continues to be a private mediator.

Areas of Practice

  • 70% Professional License Defense
  • 25% Civil/Business Litigation
  • 5% Private Mediation

Litigation Percentage

  • 60% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1989
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Ohio, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2015


  • University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio
    • J.D.
  • University of Cincinnati College of Engineering & Applied Sciences

Honors and Awards

  • University of Cincinnati College of Engineering & Applied Sciences Distinguished Alumni, 2003
  • Designated Super Lawyer status in Litigation by Thomas Reuters

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Fmr Const Law Chair, 2012 - 2014
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • American Arbitration Association, Panel Member
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Judicial Candidate Rating & Endorsement Committee