William H. Barney, III
As a director with Auman, Mahan & Furry, Bill concentrates his practice on workers’ compensation for numerous clients including area hospitals, manufacturing facilities, utilities and service companies. With 35 years of practice in the field of workers' compensation, he has extensive experience at the administrative, trial court and appellate levels of the judicial system. He is a frequent seminar speaker with presentations before the Ohio State and Dayton Bar Associations, the Southwest Ohio Self-Insurers' Association, the Miami County and Montgomery County Safety Councils as well as various Chambers of Commerce throughout Southwest Ohio.
Following his tenure as a city prosecutor, Bill entered private practice in 1982. Before joining Auman, Mahan & Furry, he gained a thorough knowledge of the workers' compensation system and valuable insights into opposition strategies while working at a noted claimants' law firm. Since 1992, he has exclusively defended employers in workers' compensation matters
Bill is a member of the Ohio State and Dayton Bar Associations. He is past chairman of the Workers' Compensation Committee of the Dayton Bar Association. With his experience and knowledge, he frequently speaks to management organizations on the topic of workers' compensation.
He received his undergraduate degree from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut and his law degree from the University of Dayton School of Law.