Licensed to practice law in the States of New York and California

Telephone: 516-670-2590

Toll free from Ventura County, CA only: 1-800-475-5003


Bill Victor received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Brown University in Providence Rhode Island in 1962 and received his Law Degree from Brooklyn Law School in New York in 1965. Between his undergraduate and Law School studies he taught developmental reading at a catholic girls’ high school in Bronx County, taught religious school during winter weekends and participated in an executive training program at Irving Trust Company at One Wall Street, New York and served as a certified seaman on seagoing oil tankers for a major US oil company for a period prior to that.

After graduating from law school, Bill joined the prestigious law firm of Pennie, Edmonds, Morton Taylor and Adams on Madison Avenue in New York City primarily representing numerous Fortune 500 and multi-national corporations in the field of intellectual property, trade secrets, copyright, packaging in addition to numerous writers, artists, inventors and others.

Bill subsequently joined a well recognized Wall Street law Firm representing a number of the same corporations some of whom chose to continue his services at the new firm, primarily in the fields of intellectual property, customs, state and local tax matters for large corporations such as and including J.C. Penney and thereafter with international manufacturers of consumer products, and the canning industry.

Bill was later recruited by the then second largest Corporation in Hawaii, Castle & Cooke, the world wide owner of among other enterprises: Dole, Bumble Bee, Standard Fruit and Steamship, Value Giant Stores, Shady Oak Mushrooms, resort properties in Hawaii, throughout the U.S. and elsewhere- Bill was responsible for often complex union day to day issues, including longshore union matters, this corporation’s vast global litigation and settlement matters, problem resolution and involved in the purchase and sale of tuna Vessels, the recovery of shrimp boats stolen  in South  America,  land purchases, leases of pineapple, fruit , banana and resort properties and contracts and litigation throughout the U.S., Canada, Benelux,  Central and South America, the Pacific Rim and wherever else needed by the parent corporation , its subsidiaries and affiliates.

In 1976 Mr. Victor became a member of the California Bar and practiced in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and Paris   while involved in representing a number of U.S. and Italian Boat Manufacturers, a prestigious international auction enterprise and was already representing a U.S. distributor for a famous Italian Wine company, in addition to the sole US Sony distributor, along with restaurants and eating establishments in NY and CA, represented a freight car manufacturer and its foundries and worked with government  agencies including  in the U.S. (and internationally ) Customs, tax authorities,  and Osha regarding safety and compliance issues to name a few.

Areas of Practice

Complex and other Business Litigation

Franchise litigation and consulting

Intellectual Property


Trademark prosecution and litigation in state, U.S. Patent Office and internationally

Trade secret


Employment//Labor matters

Wrongful termination

Insurance Bad Faith

Catastrophic and other Personal Injury

Environmental and toxic Tort

Products Liability

Living Trusts



Powers of Attorney

Prenuptial Agreements

Family Law Matters

Advance Health Care Directives

Pet Trusts

E&O Liability

Real Estate and Lease matters

Municipal Law and regulatory disputes

Contract Law

Civil Rights, civil liberties and police misconduct matters and Mr. Victor has worked as and with volunteers including Legal Aid Society throughout his career and founded a community police watch organization relating to some of these matters;

Privacy consulting /litigation

General Business and commercial litigation

Landlord and Tenant law

Warranty law and drafting warranties for U.S. and international corporations

Administrative Law

Mr. Victor has been appointed as an arbitrator by the Los Angeles Superior Court; he also currently practices law in New York State (primarily long Island and NY County) and the State of California (primarily in Los Angeles and Ventura County).


Bar Admissions

New York 1966

California 1976

United States Customs Court 1972

United States Tax Court 1972

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York 1966

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California 1979

U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals 1972

U.S.  District Court of the District of New Jersey 1973

The Supreme Court of the United States 1980

Classes/seminars taught

Professor of Business Law-California State University 1979 -1981

Professional Associations and Memberships past and/or present

New York City Bar Association

American Bar Association

US Trademark Association

US Copyright Society

American Inns of Court

The Hon. Benjamin Aranda III Inn of Court

Inn of Court of Complex Litigation

Los Angeles County Bar Association