William A. Hicks III

Senior Counsel

Tel 602.798.5423
Fax 602.798.5595

William A. Hicks III focuses on tax-exempt finance, including general obligation, revenue, and special assessment bonds; lease-purchase certificates of participation; and nonprofit corporations.

Professional Activities

State Bar of Arizona

National Association of Bond Lawyers

American College of Bond Counsel, Fellow

Speaking Engagements

"Utilizing Bonds to Finance Public Projects," Lorman Education Services, webinar, February 15, 2018

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America, corporate law, mergers and acquisition law, municipal law, and public finance law, 2003-2021; "Lawyer of the Year," Municipal Law (Phoenix), 2013, 2017

Sustaining Award of Excellence, Children's Law Center, Volunteer Lawyers' Program, 2014

Community Activities

Princeton Alumni Association of Arizona
President, 2004-present; past President, 1978-1981; past Secretary, 1982-2004

Board Memberships

Northern Arizona Healthcare Foundation
Member, Board of Directors, 2017-present

Arizona Council on Economic Education
Member, Board of Directors and Executive Committee, 1998-present; Chair, 2000-2018

The Luke's Men
Member, 1990-1996 and1999-2001; Secretary, 1993-1994; past Vice President, 1995-1996; President 1996-1997

Scottsdale Arts Center Advisory Board
Member, 1984-1990; Chair, 1988-1990

Scottsdale Cultural Council
Member, 1989-1997; Vice Chair, 1991-1994; Chair, 1995-1996

Valley Leadership, Class VII
Member of Class VII, Director 1987-1990; Secretary, 1988-1989; Secretary-Treasurer, 1989-1990

Cornell Law School (LL.B., specialization in international legal studies, 1967)

Princeton University (A.B. 1964)


New York

U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona