William H. Dengler, Jr. is Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Hill International, Inc. reporting to the Chief Executive Officer on a broad range of legal and business issues. His responsibilities include managing Human Resources, Insurance, Legal, Marketing, and Information Technology departments. Bill also serves as Corporate Secretary for the company and all of its subsidiaries worldwide.
Bill has been with Hill since 2001, serving in several leadership positions before assuming the EVP and CAO titles in 2018. He served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel from 2016 until 2018, Senior Vice President and General Counsel from 2007 to 2016, Vice President and General Counsel from 2002 to 2007, and Corporate Counsel from 2001 to 2002.
Prior to joining Hill in 2001, Bill was Assistant Counsel to former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman and former Acting Governor Donald DiFrancesco. Bill was responsible for advising the governor on policy and legal issues affecting state transportation, environmental, gaming and other authorities, commissions and public corporations. Bill also reviewed operating and capital budgets and provided direction regarding personnel decisions of the state authorities and public corporations, including labor relations and collective bargaining issues related to various public employee unions.
As Associate Attorney at Pennington & Thompson, P.C., Bill handled complex, multi-party civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on the defense of professional liability claims against engineers, architects and other design professionals and defense of product liability claims.
An Associate Attorney with Madden, Madden & DelDuca, P.A., Bill handled insurance defense, commercial and personal injury litigation matters. He was involved in discovery, arbitration, trial and appellate processes in the state and federal courts. Bill conducted real estate transactions, provided land use representation, and performed estate planning and administration.