William E. Pipkin, Jr.

William Pipkin








William E. Pipkin, Jr.

Mobile Office

1962; Mobile, Alabama

Admitted to Bar:
1989, Alabama; 1993 Florida

Birmingham-Southern College (B.A. English & History, 1986) University of Alabama School of Law (J.D. 1989) • John A. Campbell Moot Court Board • Law & Psychology Review, Sr. Editor

Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers, 2008-Present.
Fellow, College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers.
Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers, 2010 – Present
Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell.

Professional Associations:
Alabama Bar Association (Chair Workers’ Compensation Section 2006-2007); The Florida Bar; Mobile Bar Association; Alabama Defense Lawyers Association Member (Board of Directors, Young Lawyers Section, 1990-1999); Defense Research Institute Member – Trial Tactics, Trucking and Workers’ Compensation (Chair 2009-2011) Committees; Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (Workers’ Compensation Education Committee, 2010-Present); Workers’ Compensation Institute – Co-Chair, National Workers’ Compensation Review (2008-present).

Specific Areas of Practice:
Civil Litigation; Insurance Defense; Products Liability; Workers’ Compensation; Transportation; Construction; Employment and Premises Liability. Trials and Appeals in State and Federal Courts. Over 40 jury trials to verdict in State and Federal Courts in Alabama and Florida.

Special Licenses:
Also licensed to practice in the State of Florida.

“Medicare and the Secondary Payer – Statute in Plain Language,” For The Defense, March 2006; “The Medicare Secondary Payer Provisions,” For The Defense, August 2003; “Target Your Audience,” Trials & Tribulations, Fall 1999, Newsletter of the Trial Tactics and Techniques Committee of the Defense Research Institute; “Experts, Who Are They and Why Are They Here?” 1989 Law & Psychology Review.

Reported Opinions:
Nuss Lumber Company v. Monghan, __ So.2d __, 2012 WL 762989 (Ala. Civ. App. 2012); James River Corporation v. Bolton, 14 So.3d 868 (Ala. Ct. Civ. App. 2008) ; Johnson v. Huxford Pole & Timber., Inc., 983 So.2d 1133 (Ala. Civ. App. 2007); Ex Parte Builders and Contractors Ass’n of Mississippi Self-Insurer’s Fund, 980 So. 2d 1003 (Ala. Civ. App. 2007); Chadwick Timber Co. v. Philon, WL 778491 (Ala. Civ. App. 2007); University of South Alabama v. P.J. Lumber Co., 990 So.2d 369 (Ala. Civ. App. 2007); Newson v. Protective Industrial Ins. of Alabama, 890 So. 2d 81 (Ala. 2003); R.L. Carnes Logging Contractors, Inc. v. Whitsett, 844 So. 2d 1248 (Ala. Civ. App. 2002); Seward v. Dickerson, 844 So.2d 1207 (Ala. Civ. App. 2002); White v. Riley Const., Inc., 745 So. 2d 877 (Ala. Civ. App. 1999); McAfee v. Unger and Associates, Inc., 730 So. 2d 623 (Ala. Civ. App. 1998)

Speaking Engagements:
Defense Research Institute National Workers’ Compensation Review (2008, 2009); Defense Research Institute Annual Meeting (2009, 2010); Workers’ Compensation Institute (2008-2012); Alabama Self-Insurers Association Summer Conference (2007); Defense Research Institute Medicare teleconference Seminars (2005 and 2007); Cumberland School of Law Annual Workers’ Compensation Seminar (2005 & 2006); Alabama Governor’s Safety Conference (2003); CLE Alabama/Alabama Law Institute, Annual Workers’ Compensation Seminar (2003-2006, 2010-2012); Alabama Workers’ Compensation Organization, Annual Seminar (2002, 2004-2008, 2011; 2010-2012), Last Chance Seminar (2002, 2005-2006); Alabama Department of Industrial Relations, Workers’ Compensation Seminars (1996-2001, 2010-2012); Alabama Defense Lawyers, Lake Tahoe (2009); CLM Annual Conference, 2011-2012; CLM Work Comp Conference 2012.

Civic Activities/Honors:
Victory Health Partners, Board of Directors; Volunteer Mobile, Board of Directors (2003-2009); Outback, Mobile; St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Vestry, Sr. Warden 2008; Sunday School Teacher 1997 – present; Eagle Scout; Faith Based Claims Association.