William C. Anderson, III, was admitted to the Bars of Delaware and the U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, in 1975, as well as the Bars of Illinois and the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois in 1979 and the U.S. Supreme Court in 1989. His areas of practice include Hospital Defense and Medical Malpractice as well as other tort defense and commercial litigation. Mr. Anderson has also served as supervisory Counsel for various excess insurance programs; he has also successfully defended sexual harassment claims. Most recently, Mr. Anderson was honored to be included in the Chicago Lawyer’s list of “Top 20 Tort Defense Attorneys” and has consistently been recognized by the “Leading Lawyers Network.”
Mr. Anderson received his A.B. from Georgetown University in 1969 and his J.D., cum laude, from Villanova University in 1975. Mr. Anderson is a Member and former Board Member of the Society of Trial Lawyers and was elected a Fellow in The American College of Trial Lawyers in 1996.
Distinctions include: Commissioned Service in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1972; Order of the Coif. Staff Member, 1973-1974 and Case & Comment Editor, 1974-1975, Villanova Law Review; Member, Editorial Board, Defense Counsel Journal, 1987, 1988-1991; and Fellow, The American College of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Anderson is also the author of a number of professional publications appearing in the John Marshall Law Review, The Loyola University of Chicago Law Journal and the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law among others. He has also contributed chapters to publications of the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education.
Mr. Anderson has served as President of the Board of Directors for Epilepsy Services of Northeastern Illinois and on the Board of Advisors of the Cabrini-Green Legal Aid Clinic. In 2010, Mr. Anderson was made a Knight of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.