William Bird, III
Adjunct Professor of LawB.A., York College of Pennsylvania
M.S., J.D., Hofstra University School of Law
William Bird, III is a principal at Murtha & Bird, P.C. in Westbury, NY, where he represents small and large businesses and Not-for-Profit organizations. In his non-profit law concentration, he counsels and advocates for not-for-profits and religious organizations in a wide variety of areas, including governance, regulatory matters involving the Internal Revenue Service (including 501(c)(3) qualification) and commercial matters. He received his BA from York College of Pennsylvania, his Juris Doctor from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and his M.S. (Tax) from Hofstra University's Frank G. Zarb School of Business. Since 2005, Mr. Bird has been an adjunct professor at the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center where he is currently the Director of the Small Business & Not-For-Profit Clinic which provides transactional legal assistance to non-profits and small businesses.