William H. Major, III

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303 Peachtree Street, NE
Suite 4000
Atlanta, GA 30308-3243


Bill Major is Partner-in-Charge of the Atlanta office of Hawkins Parnell & Young, LLP. Bill focuses his practice on issues pertaining to transportation, product liability, professional liability, civil litigation, insurance issues, financial institution liability, and general liability.

Bill has tried cases in trial courts throughout Georgia as well as in the federal courts and has appeared in the appellate courts of this State on many occasions.

His trial experience includes cases arising out of trucking accidents, product liability, premises criminal assault, professional liability, malicious prosecution, conversion, trespass, premises liability and chemical exposure claims. He has also participated in numerous mediations and other alternative dispute resolution methods over the years. He has spoken at seminars on a variety of topics to include cross-examination techniques, depositions, effective use of discovery techniques, damages, legal ethics, financial institution liability, trucking company liability, and alternative dispute resolution methods.

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J.D., cum laude, University of Georgia School of Law (1982)

B.B.A., magna cum laude, University of Georgia (1979)

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