William (Bill) Ehrlich has been an attorney for more than 30 years. Since 1996, he has practiced law in Allentown with attorney Kevin T. Fogerty, where he handles a wide array of civil trial matters.
Bill was born and raised outside of Reading in Berks County. He attended Yale University, where he majored in history and graduated with honors in 1981. He then worked for a year as a high school history teacher before enrolling at the University of Pennsylvania Law School in Philadelphia.
Upon graduation from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Bill began his legal career in 1986 working as a law clerk for Judge Edwin H. Stern of the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division. Bill then spent two years as a law clerk for Judge Malcolm Muir of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, followed by three and a half years as an Assistant Public Defender in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
While practicing in Allentown, Bill served as a Lehigh County juvenile dependency attorney from 1999 to 2001. In 2009 and 2010, he worked as the legal assistant to the Judge appointed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to oversee the investigation into the Luzerne County “kids for cash” juvenile court scandal.
Bill has been active in Scouting, previously serving as the Pack Committee Chairman for Cub Scout Pack 71, Macungie. He was an Eagle Scout. Additionally, he has been a youth lacrosse coach for the Lower Macungie Youth Association.
Bill and his wife live in Lower Macungie Township. They have two college-age children.
In his free time, Bill enjoys hiking, cycling, and reading about American history.