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William B. Sailer

William B. Sailer

Qualcomm Incorporated
Senior VP, Legal Counsel
San Diego, CA, USA


Bill Sailer is Senior Vice President & Legal Counsel for Qualcomm Incorporated, where he has handled a wide variety of legal matters for the company, including employment law, litigation and ethics and compliance matters.  Prior to joining Qualcomm, Bill was a partner at Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich.  In 2011, he was elected by his peers as a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers. Bill has served in leadership positions in numerous business and charitable organizations, including:

Professional Organizations

  • The Association of Corporate Counsel (Director, Executive Committee)
  • The California Employment Law Council (President/Director)
  • The American Employment Law Council (Advisory Board)
  • State Bar of California Labor & Employment Law Section (Executive Committee);
  • San Diego County Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section (Chair)
  • J. Clifford Wallace Inn of Court (Founding Master/Executive Committee)

Community Organizations

  • The Legal Aid Society of San Diego (President/Director)
  • The San Diego County Bar Foundation (Director/Executive Committee)
  • Rady Children’s Hospital Foundation of San Diego (Chair/Trustee)
  • Voices for Children (Chair/Executive Committee)
  • The National Conflict Resolution Center (Director/Executive Committee)
  • The Junior Seau Foundation (Director/Executive Committee)
  • The Rolf Benirschke Legacy Foundation (Executive Committee)
  • Kids Included Together, Inc. (Director/Executive Committee)
  • Swarthmore College President’s Council/Council on Presidential Initiatives

Bill is committed to global diversity and inclusion, and has spoken widely on such topics, including for the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, the Conference Board, the American Bar Association, Association of Corporate Counsel and on the “Guys Overcoming Obstacles to Diversity” Panel (the “GOOD Guys”).  Bill also serves on the San Diego Lawyers Club/ACC Joint Task Force for Gender Equality. Bill leads the Qualcomm Pro Bono Program and has been awarded both the Wiley E. Manual Award by the State Bar of California and the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program’s Distinguished Service Award on multiple occasions for his pro bono work.  He was also recognized as the “Corporate Lawyer of the Year” by the San Diego Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel. Bill graduated from Swarthmore College with Honors in Economics. He received his J.D., cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School.

William B. Sailer is associated with the following items:
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2018, Monday, November 12, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2018, Monday, November 12, 2018, San Francisco, CA
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Advanced Compliance and Ethics Workshop 2018, Monday, November 12, 2018, New Orleans, LA
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