ST. PAUL, MN—The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) has announced that William Childs, Senior Counsel, Litigation, at 3M Company in St. Paul, Minnesota, has accepted an invitation to join the IADC, the preeminent invitation-only global legal organization for attorneys who represent corporate and insurance interests.
As senior counsel in 3M’s Litigation group, Mr. Childs is involved in managing a range of litigation, including respirator/mask and fall protection. He also was part of building the effort to combat fraud in the COVID-19 PPE marketplace.
Previously, Mr. Childs was a partner at Bowman and Brooke LLP in Austin, Texas, working primarily in products liability defense in pharmaceutical, medical device, highway safety, and other products.
Mr. Childs received his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law (with high honors) and his Bachelor of Arts from Macalester College.