The Law Offices of William C. Reil


Bill Reil is a trial lawyer who has litigated numerous educational matters, criminal and civil cases, and administrative hearings. Bill has appeared in court in matters involving homicide, civil death cases, administrative hearings, litigation against educational institutions, dismissals and suspensions, bullying, and licensing and accreditation matters. He continues to enjoy the challenges of representing clients in these areas and advocating for them. Bill's law practice involves representing people who want to use his legal and educational experience to win their case. He has served as a continuing legal education instructor for Pennsylvania lawyers, and personally handles each client's legal matter. His practice is now devoted to education and professional cases.

Bill has practiced as a trial lawyer and has taught for over 30 years. He has represented hundreds of clients and taught more than a thousand students. He has litigated over 300 civil and criminal cases in state and federal courts in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware and Bucks counties. Mr. Reil is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. He has a Master's Degree in Mathematics and holds a Doctor of Law. He has taught high school, and at Villanova and Temple Universities, as well as online courses. Bill can be contacted at 215-564-1635.


His law practice has involved high school, college, graduate and technical school students, as well as teachers, professors, and other professionals seeking reinstatement, damages and injunctive relief. These actions may include due process and administrative hearings, in addition to breach of contract and equitable relief. Some statutes allow for a successful party to receive damages, attorney fees, litigation costs, and court-ordered resolution. Bill has tried cases before judges, juries and represented clients at due process hearings. He has served people in the educational, medical, legal, engineering, and other professional fields, particularly with licensure and disciplinary matters.

Bill Reil's representation of students has dealt with such issues as dismissal, plagiarism, disciplinary sanctions, and grade appeals. He has also represented teachers in licensure, tenure, contractual and First Amendment claims. This can involve strategic consultation with the client, negotiation with administrators, representation at hearings and appeals, or a civil lawsuit or criminal defense. His advice has been sought by those who have been treated unfairly and illegally by schools, accreditation bodies, and governmental agencies. Mr. Reil's clients have included teachers, doctors, lawyers, nurses, and engineers, as well as students and graduate students in these fields. He has been consulted by medical and legal students involving their graduation, certification and licensure.

Bill believes that his extensive experience as a trial attorney, professor and former graduate student provides valuable insight into helping students, parents and professionals with their legal problems.