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William E. Pipkin, Jr.


Bill is a member of Austill Lewis Pipkin & Maddox PC. He has over 28 years of experience in civil litigation. 


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


B.A., ​Birmingham-Southern College (1986)

J.D., University of Alabama School of Law (1989)


Alabama 1989

Florida 1993

Commerce Building
Suite 508
118 North Royal Street
Mobile, Alabama 36602

P (251) 431-9006

D (251) 431-0193

F (251) 431-0555


Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers, 2008-Present.

Selected Lawyer of the Year for Workers’ Compensation Defense Lawyers in Best Lawyers for Mobile, Alabama (2013).

Fellow, College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers.

Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers, 2010 - Present

Certified Litigation Management Professional.

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 Advisory Committee, 2010-Present; Co-Chair, Religious and Non-Profit Committee 2016-present);

Workers’ Compensation Institute – Co-Chair, National Workers’ Compensation Review program (2008-present). 


Hand Construction, LLC v. Stringer, 227 So.3d 535 (Ala.Civ.App. 2017);

Nuss Lumber Company v. Monghan, 91 So.3d 90, (Ala. Civ. App. 2012);

James River Corporation v. Bolton, 14 So.3d 868 (Ala. Ct. Civ. App. 2008);

Ex parte Philon, 10 So.3d 1022 (Ala. 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, 10 So.3d 1022 (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)


Defense Research Institute National Workers’ Compensation Review (2008, 2009); Defense Research Institute Annual Meeting (2009, 2010); Workers’ Compensation Institute - National Workers’ Compensation Review (2008-2017); 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; 2010-2014),  Last Chance Seminar (2002, 2005-2006); Alabama Department of Labor, Workers’ Compensation Seminars (1996-2001, 2010-2012, 2017); Alabama Defense Lawyers, Lake Tahoe (2009); Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), Annual Conference, 2011-2017; CLM Workers’ Compensation Conference 2012 – 2017; CLM Medical-Legal Conference 2014; Instructor, CLM Claims College, 2015-2017; CLM Midwest Conference, 206-2017; CLM Southeast Conference, 2017.

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