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Wiiliam Lightfoot
Washington DC Workers Compensation Lawyers
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3200 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. S.E.   
3rd Floor   
WashingtonDC 20032
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Our firm is dedicated to using the law to make positive changes in the lives of our clients. We represent individuals who are seriously injured. Our firm provides a team of lawyers who are dedicated to deliver high quality legal representation. We are lawyers who fight for our client’s money, and we aim for our clients to be as healthy as possible. Our team fights for fair compensation and for positive changes in the law. We work to make the world a safer and more equitable place. In order to achieve this, we work as a team that is dedicated to serving the needs of each client.

Our firm cares about the injured people we represent. We engage with clients throughout the case to keep them informed and to make sure that they have answers to any questions regarding their case. Our clients are members of our team. Together we work diligently to secure the best outcome. When clients become members of our team, they have confidence because they know that they are working with lawyers who seek the best possible outcome of the case.
Bio:
For 39 years, William P. Lightfoot has served as a lead attorney litigating multi-million dollar cases in the courts of the Metropolitan Washington Area. He negotiates settlement agreements, represents clients in arbitrations, mediations, and at trial, as well as manages cases from initial client intake through final disposition. He has recovered millions of dollars for his clients.

He represents people with serious injuries, such as death, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and broken bones. Mr. Lightfoot has extensive experience representing clients with physical injuries. His law practice is a combination of medicine and law.

Washingtonian Magazine wrote the following about his legal skills, “…few personal injury lawyers are more effective at winning big judgments for their clients.”

The D.C. Trial Lawyers named him Trial Lawyer of the Year. Martindale Hubbell, Super-lawyers, Best-Lawyers, and AVVO have recognized his outstanding legal accomplishments. The American Association for Justice has awarded him its highest award for legal education. Each year he teaches law to lawyers from around the nation.

He is a member of numerous professional associations including the American Association of Justice, American Bar Association, Washington Bar Association, D.C. Trial Lawyers Association, American College of Trial Lawyers, American Law Institute, Leadership Washington, and Sigma Pi Phi Epsilon Boule.
He served two terms as a District of Columbia Council member At-Large, and he remains active in politics, having chaired four Mayoral campaigns. He continues to serve on the D.C. Judicial Tenure and Disabilities Commission that reappoints and disciplines judges.
He is an avid golfer, often enjoying comradery with members of the Washington D.C. Chapter of the Pro-Duffers.
Mr. Lightfoot is a graduate of Howard University and Washington University School of Law.
You may read about some of his current cases in the news section. Mr. Lightfoot believes he is most effective when working with a skilled team of lawyers and legal assistants. As such, he serves as the senior trial attorney for the firm.
If you would like to contact Mr. Lightfoot or another lawyer, contact us by calling us at one of our offices or fill out a contact form.
Practice Areas:
 Legal Services
 Injuries & Accidents
 Juveniles
 Negligence
 Personal Injury
 Product Liability
 Workers' Compensation
 Wrongful Death
Certifications:
 Juris Doctor (J.D.)
Education:
Mr. Lightfoot is a graduate of Howard University and Washington University School of Law.
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