William N. Hebert is a partner in the San Francisco office of Calvo Fisher & Jacob. Mr. Hebert represents clients in business litigation, including class action defense, business torts (such as antitrust, trade secret litigation, and interference with economic advantage), patent and trademark infringement, false advertising and California’s Unfair Competition Law.
He has tried a dozen cases in state and federal court, and has litigated numerous arbitrations, including hearings before the National Association of Securities Dealers and the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Hebert was named by the Daily Journal as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in California for 2011.
Mr. Hebert was President of the State Bar of California for the 2010/2011 term. He was a member of the State Bar Board of Governors, 2007-2010, serving as Vice President for 2009-2010. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Legal Aid Society and the Board of Directors of the Public Interest Law Project, as well as Chair of the Board of Trustees of Prospect Sierra School. Mr. Hebert is a panel mediator for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
He received his J.D. for the University of California, Boalt Hall School of Law in 1988 and an A.B. from Stanford University in 1983 (with distinction).
Mr. Hebert is a contributing author of California Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law (Lexis Nexis, 2010), published by the California State Bar Section on Antitrust and Unfair Competition. He contributed chapters on the subjects of expert witnesses, injunctions, treble damages and void contracts.