Cline & Duplissea has provided advocacy services for a full spectrum of clients for seventeen years. Cline & Duplissea provides advocacy at all levels of state government. The California State Legislature, state boards and commissions, the Board of Equalization and all of the executive departments under the Governor are regularly lobbied by Cline & Duplissea. As a State Assemblyman from San Mateo County, Bill served on a number of key committees and in caucus leadership. During his years as a Member, his key areas of interest were related to labor, employment, business and professions, transportation, economic development, infrastructure, and the annual State Budget Act.
Bill has owned a number of small to medium-sized businesses in California. As a medium-sized employer, he understands the incredible challenge it is to be successful in the highly-regulated California business climate.
Having had the opportunity to participate in sports throughout college as well as professionally, Bill knows the importance of teamwork. He prepares thoroughly as he joins each client team, small or large, and immerses himself in their issues. The team prepares a plan and he executes that plan.
Many of the individuals and groups that Bill has represented operate highly-regulated businesses in California. He has assisted in the crafting and successful passage of dozens of pieces of legislation that have successfully reduced the impact of the highly regulated business climate in California.