With over 35 years of experience handling complex litigation matters in state and federal courts, Bill is the Chair of the Minor Firm’s litigation section. In recent years, Bill’s primary focus has been on business and health care suits, representing floor covering businesses, hospitals and individual medical providers through associations with several medical malpractice insurers. His health care law experience has not been limited to litigation, and he regularly counsels his clients in risk management and medical staff matters. He has served as a hearing officer and represented clients in contested peer review matters at various hospitals in north Georgia.
Bill has defended many cases over the years for several insurance companies. These matters include property casualty matters for businesses and homeowners and over 25 years representing a regional amusement park.
Bill has handled numerous matters as a licensed attorney in both Georgia and Tennessee and has also been admitted pro hac vice to represent floor covering clients in litigation in several other states. In addition to his work as a litigator, Bill is experienced in public utility law, serving as general counsel to a large municipal utility.
Bill has been honored by being included seven times in the Georgia Super Lawyers magazine for his work defending medical malpractice cases and holds a Martindale Hubbell AV preeminent rating.
In addition to his work as a litigation attorney, Bill is certified as a mediator in the State of Georgia for general civil cases and is a registered neutral (mediator) in Georgia. Bill is very experienced in the mediation process, having participated in hundreds of mediations in his 35 years of practice.
Bill has been very involved in the community, having served as the Chairman of the Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Dalton-Whitfield Chapter of the American Red Cross, Chairman of the Voluntary Action Center of Northwest Georgia, and Chairman of the Looper Speech and Hearing Center. Bill is also a Volunteer Counsel for the American Radio Relay League. Bill is a graduate of the Leadership Georgia Program (1999) and the past President of the Leadership Dalton-Whitfield Program.