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Bill Lane is the managing partner of O’Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble, LLC. The law firm has been identified as a “Best Law Firm” by US News and World Report. Bill is a leading plaintiff’s Personal Injury Litigator, with a special emphasis in Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death and Hospital Negligence. Bill has successfully obtained numerous million dollar and multi-million dollar recoveries on behalf of his clients.


Bill has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as Civil Trial Attorney. In addition, he has received an “AV” – Preeminent rating (highest available rating) by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading information services company to the legal profession. Bill is licensed to practice law in the State of New Jersey and in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Rutgers University, and a Juris Doctorate degree from Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law in Macon, Georgia.


Having started off his legal career in a medical malpractice defense firm, Bill obtained invaluable experience that has led to much success in his representation of injured parties and their families in the prosecution of medical malpractice and other personal injury matters.


Bill has received numerous honors, including the designation of “Super Lawyer” in New Jersey Monthly Magazine from 2008 to the present. In addition he was previously identified as a “Rising Star” in New Jersey Monthly Magazine from 2006 to 2007. Bill has also been selected as one of New Jersey’s 10 Leaders in Civil Trial and Personal Injury Law (age 45 and under), and as one of the New York Area’s Top Rated Lawyers. He is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.


Bill is a member of numerous professional associations including the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), the New Jersey State Bar and Union County Bar Associations, Trial Attorneys of New Jersey (TANJ) and the American Association for Justice (AAJ).


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Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 70%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%



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Contact info

O'Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble LLC

435 E Broad St
Westfield, NJ, 07090-5114


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
New Jersey Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2015
New Jersey Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2014
New Jersey Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2013
New Jersey Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2012
New Jersey Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2011
New Jersey Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2010
New Jersey Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2009
New Jersey Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2008
New Jersey Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2007
New Jersey Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2006
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates ForumN/A
Age 45 & Under State of New JerseyTen LeadersN/A
AV PreeminentMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerO'Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble LLC2008 - Present
PartnerParsons, Powell & Lane, LLC2000 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Board of Trial Advocates (New Jersey chapter)N/AN/A
Trial Attorneys of New JerseyN/AN/A
American Association for JusticeN/AN/A
New Jersey Supreme CourtCivil Trial AttorneyN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Union County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Spinal Hematoma2.4 Million Medical Malpractice
Wrongful Death1.2 Million Wrongful Death
Valentin v. Bergman et al.$1.5 Million Verdict and $300,000 Settlement
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Rutgers UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mock Trial TeamAttorney Advisor2015
Guest Lecturer Seton Hall LawMedical MalpracticeN/A