William C. Boak
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Education

  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Temple University, B.A., cum laude
  • Rutgers Business School, M.B.A.

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Practice Area

Memberships

  • Dauphin County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Publications

  • Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh: The Continuing Development of a Practical Approach to Property Tax Exemption
  • Meeting Your Company‚Äôs Electronic Discovery Obligations
  • Supreme Court: States may Prohibit Judicial Candidates from Personally Soliciting Campaign Contributions (October 2015)
  • Know Your Client-Ethical and Attorney-Client Privilege Concerns in Representation of Corporate Constituents

Community Involvement

  • Dauphin County Young Republicans, past chairman (2015)

William C. Boak

Associate(717) 231-6626
wboak@barley.com
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William is a member of the firm's Litigation Practice Group. He represents business, governmental, and individual clients in a variety of disputes, including contracts, fraud, shareholder disputes, insurance, and the Uniform Commercial Code. He has also handled labor and employment law matters, such as employment discrimination defense, labor-management relations, and employment contracts. William represents clients in federal and state courts and administrative agencies.

William's business litigation practice is complemented by the Master of Business Administration he earned from the Rutgers Business School at Rutgers University. Not only did he excel in his coursework, but he also acquired the knowledge and tools to understand a client’s business and industry and the context in which commercial transactions and disputes arise. While at Rutgers, William was inducted into the international honor society of Beta Gamma Sigma.

In addition to his M.B.A., William earned a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Temple University, where he completed the University Honors Program. He earned his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Widener University School of Law, where he was executive managing editor of the Widener Law Journal, was inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi and received the 2006 ALI-ABA Scholarship & Leadership Award.