William Usher Norwood, III, is Of Counsel in the Atlanta and Columbus, Georgia, firm of Pope, McGlamry, Kilpatrick, Morrison & Norwood, PC, which specializes in representation of plaintiffs in complex cases, mass torts and class actions through the Southeastern United States. Mr. Norwood attended Emory University and graduated from University of Georgia Law School in 1967. He began his practice in Thomasville, Georgia, and relocated to Atlanta in 1993. He has tried more than 300 jury cases in his career and has been recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), International Society of Barristers, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and as an Advocate of American Board of Trial Advocates. He has been listed as one of the top 100 lawyers in Georgia and as one of the Best Lawyers in America every year since 1993. He served as a Bar Examiner and as Special Assistant Attorney General. He was a chapter author of West’s Federal Practice Guide, and served on the Rules of Evidence Committee of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the ACTL Task Force on Discovery. Mr. Norwood was honored as the 2009 Distinguished Alumni Advocate of the University of Georgia Law School. He speaks frequently at seminars and acts as an arbitrator and mediator.
Norwood is a former member of the IAALS Board of Advisors.