Bill Atlee has been in practice as a trial lawyer for over 30 years. Most recently, Best Lawyers has named Bill as the “Harrisburg Best Lawyers Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year” of 2012. He has consistently been selected to Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers from 2004-2013. His determination to win the full measure of justice for each of his clients along with his ability in trial is very well recognized.
Among his achievements are winning the largest personal injury jury verdict ever in Lancaster County; an $8.2 million suit against General Motors Corporation. He also won the largest medical malpractice jury verdict ever obtained in York County, $6.5 million against York Hospital. He is currently listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America as a result of his efforts on behalf of his clients. In addition, in 1995 he was named as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Mr. Atlee has lectured to other lawyers on the trial of cases at state and national conferences and seminars. As a result of his interest and experience in cases against auto manufacturers, he participated as a lecturer in a two day statewide seminar presented by the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association called “Crash-worthiness, What’s Wrong with Cars.” He has served as a Member of the Advisory Committee for a National Program, “The Experts Analyze Brain Damaged Baby Cases,” concerning birth injury to newborn babies. His experience in cases involving injuries suffered by babies during labor and delivery led to him being appointed to The International Symposia Advisory Board located at the University of California Davis Center for Prenatal Medicine and Law.