Austill, Lewis, Pipkin & Maddox, P.C.


William (Bill) Austill


Birmingham
Office Phone: 205.314.1001
Office Fax: 205.870.3768
Cell Phone: 205.222.3191
Email: baustill@maplaw.com
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Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Auto / Fleet
  • Construction Liability
  • Coverage
  • Employer Liability
  • Environmental / Toxic Tort
  • General Liability
  • Other Areas
  • Premises / Dram Shop
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Property
  • Trucking / Transportation
  • Workers’ Compensation
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.

Martindale Rating

AV® Preeminent™

Education

  • B.S., University of Alabama (1983)
  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law (1987)

Bar Admissions

  • 1987, Alabama

Personal/Civil Memberships

  • 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

Industries

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

Presentations And Publications

  • Alabama Workers Compensation Manual, William A. Austill (1995-2000)
  • Alabama Workers Compensation Law – A Manual for Employers and Claim Handlers, William A. Austill and Conley W. Knott (2001-2).
  • Council on Litigation Management (March 2011)
  • Last Chance Seminar for AWCO (November 2003, November 2005)
  • Montgomery Claims Law Seminar (October 1998)
  • State of Alabama Department of Industrial Relations Seminars (1998-20012)
  • Alabama Self Insurers Association Seminar (August 1998, August 1999, August 2005, August 2010, February 2012)
  • Alabama Workers’ Compensation Organization Seminars (May 1997, May 1998, May 1999, May 2000, May 2005)
  • Montgomery Claims Law Seminar (October 1997)
  • Nationwide Insurance Company SIU Seminar (June 1997)
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