Education

Hobart College B.A.

Vermont Law School, J.D.

Memberships

American College of Trial

Lawyers

National Board of Trial 

Advocacy

Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Attorney in Burlington, Vermont

William Leckerling has been a director of the firm since 1990. He concentrates his practice on matters involving negligence, including medical malpractice, wrongful death, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, products liability, personal injury, and construction. He also has extensive employment-law experience, which includes advising employers and employees concerning employment policies and procedures, and defending employers from wrongful discharge claims.

Bill has successfully resolved (either through trial or settlement) hundreds of complex claims and recovered millions of dollars for his clients. His clients are typically individuals, although he has represented multiple Fortune 500 companies, as well as various small business owners and condominium associations.

Bill is a fellow of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers, certified as a Civil Trial Advocacy Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell’s Peer and Judicial Review Rating (the highest rating possible to achieve). He is also acknowledged in the publication Superlawyers for his proficiency in employment and labor law.

Before joining the firm in 1990, Bill was associated with the medical malpractice law firm of Martin, Clearwater and Bell in New York, New York. He currently serves on the board of trustees of the Howard Center for Human Services, after having served as president of the board from 2002-2004. Bill has also served on the board of directors of the Vermont Family Network, which helps children and adults who have special needs. Additionally, he served as a 2010-2012 member of the board of trustees at Vermont Law School, where he obtained his juris doctor in 1982. He lives with his wife in Charlotte, Vermont, where they raised their three children.

Contact Bill Leckerling at (802) 657-7250 or by email.

E. WILLIAM LECKERLING

wmleckerling@lisman.com

Telephone: (802) 657-7250