William D. Manson
Deputy General Counsel
The Lubrizol Corporation
Bill Manson is Deputy General Counsel of The Lubrizol Corporation and the leader of the Regulatory Practice Section in Legal. Since joining Lubrizol in 1995, Bill has provided legal advice in a wide range of matters from questions regarding contracts and product distribution to the resolution of complex commercial and patent disputes. He is active in providing guidance on export law and competition law questions. Prior to joining Lubrizol, Bill spent 10 years in private practice with the law firm of Jones Day Reavis & Pogue where he was a member of the litigation section.
Bill received his BA and his MA (Economics) from Bowling Green State University in 1974 and 1975 and his Ph.D. in Economics from Virginia Tech in 1980. From 1978- 1982, Bill served on the faculty of the Department of Economics at The Ohio State University. He was an Olin Fellow at the Center for Law and Economics at Emory University from 1982-1985 and received his law degree, with distinction, from the Emory University School of Law in 1985, where he was an Articles Editor on the Emory Law Journal.