Bill D'Elia is a talented "triple threat", i.e., a screenwriter, producer, and director. He grew up in Queens, a suburb of New York City. He graduated from Ithaca College; then went on to earn a Masters in communication arts from William Paterson University. After writing the screenplay for, and directing a small independent film, Mr. D'Elia directed television commercials, before being discovered by Stephen Bochco. He went on to direct episodes of numerous television shows, before becoming the Executive Producer of the David E. Kelley project, Boston Legal. He is currently an Executive Producer, as well as director of episodes of Harry's Law.