William G. Dryden


PHONE: 208-343-5454   FAX: 208-384-5844
EMAIL: wgd@elamburke.com


Mr. Dryden joined the firm in 1980. After graduation from law school, he clerked for the Idaho Supreme Court and for the United States District Court for the District of Idaho. While in law school, he clerked for the Oregon Attorney General. Mr. Dryden principally works in the litigation field. His practice includes environmental litigation, commercial litigation, construction litigation, banking litigation, and insurance defense work.

Mr. Dryden was born in 1953 and raised in Redondo Beach, California. He attended high school at Culver Military Academy in Indiana. He enjoys bird hunting with his yellow labrador, Shackelton, snow skiing, water skiing, swimming, cycling, rock and roll, and international travel.

Practice Areas


Willamette University College of Law, J.D. 1978; Brown University; Stanford University, B.A., with distinction, Social Psychology and Political Science 1975.


Idaho state and federal courts; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.


Idaho Fourth District Bar Association; Idaho State Bar; Idaho Association of Defense Counsel; Defense Research Institute; Inns of Court #130; Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel; American College of Trial Lawyers (Fellow); Martindale Hubbell Rating: AV® Preeminent