Bill Norwood was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 25, 1943. He attended Emory University and graduated from the University of Georgia with an A.B. in 1965 and a LL.B. in 1967. He is involved as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (State Chair from 1999-2000); International Academy of Trial Lawyers; and International Society of Barristers. Following his graduation from the University of Georgia, Mr. Norwood began practicing law in 1967.
Mr. Norwood is a member of several associations, including the Atlanta and American Bar Associations, State Bar of Georgia (Board of Governors, 1973-1979, Member, 1991-1996); Georgia Board of Bar Examiners, Chairman, (1996), Member; Board to Determine Fitness, 1996-1999). Listed as Top 100 Super Lawyers in Georgia and in Best Lawyers in America (1993-present).
Currently, he is focused on practicing law in the areas of tort liability, personal injury, products liability, business litigation, class action litigation, and wrongful death. He is also a registered neutral with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution in both Arbitration and Mediation.
- U.S. Supreme Court;
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits;
- U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia.
- U.S. Court of Federal Claims;
- Georgia Supreme Court;
- Georgia Court of Appeals; and