Bill Norwood attended Emory University and graduated from the University of Georgia with an A.B. in 1964 and a J.D. 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 in Thomasville Georgia and relocated to Atlanta in 1993.
Mr. Norwood is a member of several associations, including the American Bar Associations, State Bar of Georgia (Board of Governors, (1973-1979)), Georgia Board of Bar Examiners, (Member (1991-1996), Chairman (1996)), Board to Determine Fitness.
Mr. Norwood currently focuses on practicing law in the areas of mass tort liability, personal injury, products liability, business litigation, class action litigation, and wrongful death.
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Emory University – 1961-1963
University of Georgia -1964 – A.B.
University of Georgia School of Law – 1967 – J.D.
Professional Associations and Memberships
American College of Trial Lawyers, Advocate
State Bar of Georgia, member
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuits
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
Honors and Awards
Super Lawyers 2004 – 2017
Best Lawyers in America 1993 – 2017
Best Lawyers in Atlanta (Atlanta Magazine 1996 – present)
“Medical Malpractice in Georgia: The Law in Flux”, Georgia Defense Lawyers Journal
Chapter Author, Federal Practice Guide: “Record on Appeal”