William D. Harrison

William Harrison

Partner since 1985

Atlanta, Georgia
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A partner since 1985, Mr. Harrison has substantial experience in a broad range of property and casualty insurance matters, encompassing a variety of environmental, personal injury, property damage, and construction cases. He is one of the registered Atlanta mediators and arbitrators, and was listed in the insurance law section of the 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 editions of Georgia’s Best Lawyers and in the Super Lawyers listing in 2010, 2011, and 2012, by survey of attorneys In Georgia.

Mr. Harrison was born in Sewanee, Tennessee, on December 6, 1946. He received a B.A. from the University of the South in 1968, an M.A. from the University of South Carolina in 1970, and his J.D., cum laude, from Mercer University in 1977. He belongs to the Atlanta Bar Association, North Fulton Bar Association, and the State Bar of Georgia, in which he has served as editor of the Younger Lawyers Section Newsletter, 1981-1982, as the Chairman of the Aviation Section, 1985-1986, and he is currently a member of the Litigation Section and Mediation/Arbitration Section of the Bar. He is also a member of the Defense Research Institute, Inc. and the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association. He served as a Captain in the USAF, 1970-1974.

Litigation Percentage

80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
20% of Practice Devoted to Mediation and Arbitration

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

Georgia, 1977


Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia
J.D. cum laude – 1977
University of the South
B.A. – 1968
University of South Carolina , South Carolina
M.A. – 1970
Published Works
Editor, Younger Lawyers Section Newsletter, 1982
Honors and Awards
Edition of Georgia’s Best Lawyers, 2009 – 2012
Super Lawyers, 2010 – 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

Atlanta Bar Association, Member
North Fulton Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
State Bar of Georgia, Member
Aviation Section, Chairman, 1985 – 1986
Defense Research Institute, Inc., Member
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, Member
USAF, Captain, 1970 – 1974

Past Employment Positions

USAF, Captain, 1970 – 1974
Aviation Section, Chairman, 1985 – 1986
Hall, Bloch, Garland & Meyer, Macon, GA, 1977 – 1981

Pro Bono Activities

Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation – Truancy Project
Chancellor for National Brotherhood of St Andrew
Member, Lawyers Club of Atlanta