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In more than nineteen years of law practice based in New York and Connecticut, Bill Lalor has represented a diverse group of individual and commercial clients in an array of litigated and other matters involving business disputes, complex insurance coverage (including coverage-in-place agreements, structured settlements, and other coverage issues), employment disputes and negotiations, probate and estate matters, education, real estate, small business planning, personal injury, toxic torts and mass torts, regulatory matters, education law and other subject areas. Bill has litigated cases involving high-profile clients and adversaries in federal, state and specialized courts throughout the United States, including “CNA” insurers and the Lloyd’s of London insurance market. He has also served as National Coordinating Counsel for a number of clients including Alcoa Inc., Arkema, and a unit of BP Chemicals.
Bill is admitted to practice in Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts and is a member of all U.S. District Courts in New York and Connecticut. Bill was previously a partner with a midtown Manhattan law firm and worked in the corporate law department at CNA. He has also worked in tax and advisory practices with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Deloitte & Touche LLP and has been Campaign Manager and counsel for a U.S. House of Representatives campaign.Bill earned his Juris Doctor at The Pennsylvania State University in 1999, where he also earned his undergraduate degree in Accounting (1996). He was Editor-in-Chief of the environmental law review, and his writing has appeared in The New York Law Journal, Forbes, Risk Management Magazine, The Washington Examiner, The Hartford Courant, The L Magazine, and The Stamford Advocate, among others and he has been quoted in publications including The Wall Street Journal.
Bill has been a member of the Town of Wilton’s Council on Ethics, Parks and Recreation Commission, and Republican Town Committee, which he chaired in 2017-2019. Bill has also volunteered as a youth soccer coach, Little League coach, and mentor. Bill is currently pro bono legal counsel to the Wilton Soccer Association. He lives in Wilton, Connecticut, with his wife, Jennifer, who is a Speech and Language Pathologist in private practice and a member of the Wilton Board of Education, and their two children, Katelyn and Evan.
In tandem with his work with Lalor Attorneys, Bill is Of Counsel with the Los Angeles-based boutique entertainment and litigation firm Early Sullivan Wright Gizer & McRae LLP.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Editor-in-Chief||Penn State Environmental Law Review||N/A|
|Senior Litigation Attorney||Elenius Frost & Walsh||2012 - 2018|
|Associate/Partner||Mendes & Mount||2005 - 2012|
|Associate||PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP||1999 - 2001|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Fairfield County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Risk Management Magazine||Insurers Face COVID-19 Business Interruption Uncertainty||2020|
|Risk Management Magazine||COVID-19 Business Interruption Coverage Concerns||2020|
|Risk Management Magazine||The Looming Long-Tail Risk of E-Cigarettes||2020|
|Forbes||Coronavirus: What Entertainment Businesses Can Do||2020|
|New York Law Journal||Coverage Issues to Consider In Wake of Child Victims Act||2019|
|New York Rules on Fortuity and Allocation||Insurance Day||2002|
|Penn State University||JD - Juris Doctor||1999|
|Penn State University||BS - Bachelor of Science||1996|
|McPartlon v. Continental Casualty Co., 2017 WL 4286280||Prevailed on Motion for Summary Judgment|
|Estate of Tillman v. The Continental Insurance Co.||Settlement|
|Halloran, et al. v. Harleysville Preferred Ins. Co., et al.|
|Chorlton v. Continental Cas. Co., 2014 WL 6723110|
|Nassau Uniform v. National Fire Ins. Co. of Hartford, N.Y.|
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