Bill Ogden is a partner in the Houston office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2017 and practices in the trial and appellate groups. He has extensive courtroom and appellate experience in a wide range of commercial litigation, with concentration in communications and First Amendment law, employment litigation, financial services and energy law. Bill is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is one of the foremost First Amendment attorneys in the state of Texas having represented traditional media such as newspapers, broadcasters, journalists and book publishers, as well as internet content providers and international technology companies.
Bill has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of First Amendment law for over 25 years (1991-2020) and has been recognized among the Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters in every year of voting from 2003-2017.
Bill earned his B.A. with highest honors from the University of Texas in 1974. He earned his J.D., with honors from the University of Texas Law School in 1977, where he was a member of the Texas Law Review and Order of the Coif.