Welcome to Bode & Associates

Bode & Associates is a civil litigation boutique with a strong record of success in obtaining justice, securing substantial financial awards, and stimulating reform for our clients nationwide.   We do so through creative litigation, unrelenting attention to sound trial practices, and a sincere desire to prevent future similar acts of negligence and wrong-doing.  We forge close personal partnerships with our clients, who are kept consistently informed at each stage of their case.   The range of our litigators' knowledge and experience is expansive: from representation of individuals or their estates to class action suits to businesses; from mediation talks all the way to the Supreme Court.     

Senior Partner William Bode leads the business and class action practice areas. He has represented a diverse array of business clients, such as Anheuser Busch Company, Reynolds Metal, and CMS Energy Corp, and groups of individuals seeking collective justice through class action.  Mr. Bode has litigated cases involving federal statutes and claims in courts in over 22 States and argued cases before the Courts of Appeal for the Second, Fifth, Sixth, Ninth and Federal Circuits, the Court of International Trade, and the United States Supreme Court. 


Partner William Bode named a 2015 Top Business Litigation Lawyer by Washingtonian Magazine and The Washington Post.

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

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Personal Service, National Success