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© 2018 by Austill Lewis Pipkin & Maddox, P.C.

William A (Bill) Austill

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Bill is a founding member of Austill Lewis Pipkin & Maddox PC. He has over 30 years of experience in civil litigation. 

Bill truly comes from a family of lawyers - his brother, father, grandfather, and great grandfather were all members of the Mobile Bar and Alabama Bar. Bill and his wife moved to Birmingham in 1985, where he set down roots and later co-founded Austill Lewis Pipkin & Maddox PC. 

ABOUT

Automobile litigation, construction litigation, fraud - outrage - bad faith, insurance coverage, premises liability, products liability, workers' compensation, and wrongful termination. 

PRACTICE AREAS

B.S., University of Alabama (1983)

J.D., Cumberland School of Law (1987)

EDUCATION

AV Preeminent Martindale Hubbell Rating
Member, Alabama Bar Association
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Birmingham Bar Association
Member, Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Member, Alabama Workers' Compensation Defense Lawyers Association

Member, Alabama Self Insurers Association

Member, Atlanta Claims Association

Member, Alabama Trucking Association

Member, Alabama Workers' Compensation Organization

Member, Defense Research Institute

Member, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Ex parte W. Fraser, Inc., No. 2160814, 2017 WL 4081311 (Ala. Civ. App. Sept. 15, 2017)

Canal Indem. Co. v. Regency Club Owners Ass'n, 924 F. Supp. 2d 1304 (M.D. Ala. 2013)

Canal Indem. Co. v. Regency Club Condominium Owners Ass’n, Inc., 2011 WL 5557379 (M.D.Ala. 2011); 

Canal Indem. Co. v. Dueitt, No. CIV.A. 10-0526-WS-B, 2011 WL 335166 (S.D. Ala. Jan. 31, 2011);

Ex parte Lugo de Vega, 65 So.3d 886 (Ala. 2010); 

Jones v Ruth, 31 So.3d 115 (Ala.Civ.App. 2009); 

Nolen v. Frit-Car, Inc., No. CIV.A. 08-0089-WS-B, 2008 WL 819036 (S.D. Ala. Mar. 24, 2008)

Sasser v. Ryder Truck Rental, 2008 WL 45736 (M.D.Ala., 2008); 

Edwards Motors, Inc. v. Hudgins, 957 So.2d 444 (Ala. 2006); 

Kohler Co., Inc. v. Miller, 921 So.2d 436 (Ala. Civ. App. 2005);

Ex parte Gray, 898 So.2d 760 (Ala. 2004); 

Fireman’s Fund Ins. Co. v. Gray, 898 So. 2d 753 (Ala. Civ. App. 2004); 

Mastec North America, Inc. v. Holton, 886 So.2d 87 (Ala. Civ. App. 2004); 

Ex parte Holton, 886 So.2d 83 (Ala. 2003); 

Mastec North America, Inc. v. Holton, 886 So.2d 79 (Ala. Civ. App. 2002); 

Landstar Ranger v. Kent, 828 So.2d 322 (Ala. Civ. App. 2002); 

Steadman v. Central Alabama Title Co., Inc., 812 So.2d 296 (Ala. Civ. App. 2001); 

Ex parte Steadman, 812 So.2d 290 (Ala. 2001); 

American Termite & Pest Control, Inc. v. Riley, 775 So. 2d 179 (Ala. 2000); 

Smith v.  State Farm Ins.  Co., 730 So.2d 125 (Ala.  1999); 

Ex Parte Boles, 720 So.2d 911 (Ala 1998); 

Flowers Specialty Foods of Montgomery, Inc. v. Glenn, 718 So. 2d 1137 (Ala. Civ. App. 1998)

Lee v.  Burdette, 715 So.2d 804 (Ala 1998); 

Underwood v. Mid-South Steel, Inc.,(No. AV 93000499) (Opinion rendered Sept. 2, 1994); 

Ex parte Ellenburg, 627 So.2d 398 (Ala. 1993); 

Universal Forest Prod. v. Ellenburg, 627 So. 2d 400 (Ala. Civ. App. 1993)

Rogers v. Flowers Specialty Foods, Inc., 621 So.2d 1339 (Ala.Civ.App. 1993); 

Patrick v. Femco Southeast, Inc., 590 So.2d 259 (Ala. 1991); 

Daubert Coated Products, Inc. v. Twilley, 589 So.2d 733 (Ala.Civ.App. 1991); 

Phillips v. J.H. Transport, Inc., 565 So.2d 66 (Ala.1990); 

Renfroe v. Goldkist, Inc., 559 So.2d 61 (Ala. Civ. App. 1990); 

Goldkist, Inc. v. Jones, 537 So.2d 39 (Ala. Civ. App. 1988); 

Goldkist, Inc. v. Oliver, 526 So.2d 588 (Ala.Civ.App. 1988).

REPORTED OPINIONS

600 Century Park South

Suite 100

Birmingham, AL 35226

P (205) 870-3767

D (205) 314-1001

F (205) 870-3768

baustill@maplaw.com