William R. Caroselli

William R. Caroselli

Of Counsel
Location:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Phone:
412-567-1232
866-466-5789 (Toll Free)
Fax:
412-391-7453
E-mail:

Attorney William Caroselli is a partner of the Pennsylvania law firm of Caroselli, Beachler, McTiernan & Coleman. He concentrates his practice on personal injury law, medical malpractice law, toxic torts and complex litigation, as well as arguing complex matters before the Pennsylvania appellate courts. Attorney Caroselli is a member and Past President of the Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers, a member and past President of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the American College of Trial Lawyers, The American Board of Trial Advocates, and is also a member of the American Association for Justice, where he served on its Executive Committee. Attorney Caroselli is Executive Trustee of LAWPAC, a past Chair of the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and also served as a member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Civil Procedural Rules Committee. He has participated in many continuing legal education programs for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Defense Institute.

Attorney Caroselli has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America since 1987 and is presently listed in six categories: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability and Workers' Compensation. In 1999, he was a finalist for the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year award for his work in the Apollo, Pennsylvania nuclear radiation cancer litigation. In 2009, Attorney Caroselli had two of the fifty largest verdicts and settlements in Pennsylvania. Since 2004 he has been listed as one of the Top 50 Super Lawyers in Pittsburgh. In 2004 and 2006, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers named him as one of Pennsylvania's Top 100 Lawyers. He graduated with a B.A. from Brown University and received his J.D. from The Dickinson School of Law of Pennsylvania State University where he is a member of the Board of Counselors. In 2010 he was selected as 2011 Best Lawyers' Pittsburgh Product Liability Lawyer of the Year.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Toxic Torts
  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Torts
  • Gaming Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Workers Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1966
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 1966
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1966
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1966
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1966

Education

  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1966
    • Honors: Member of the Board of Counselors
  • Brown University
    • B.A. - 1963

Published Works

  • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1985

Classes/Seminars

  • Participant, Continuing Legal Education programs for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Pennsylvania Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Defense Institute

Honors and Awards

  • Finalist, Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, 1999
  • Best Lawyers in America, Bet- The- Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Workers Compensation, 1987 - 2016
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2004-2015
  • Pennsylvania's Top 100 Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2004
  • Pennsylvania's Top 100 Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2006
  • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers' Pittsburgh Product Liability Lawyer of the Year, 2011
  • Top 50 Super Lawyers in Pittsburgh, 2004 - 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers, President, 2007-2008
  • Allegheny County Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, President, 1985-1986
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Member
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Ethics Committee, Member, 1983-1986
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Judiciary Committee, Chairperson, 1988
  • Allegheny County Bar Association, Bench Bar Conference, Chairperson, 1970
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workmens' Compensation Section, Chairperson, 1986
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, Special Tort Reform Committee
  • American Association for Justice, Executive Committee, Member, 2000-2001
  • American Association for Justice, Member, Board of Governors, 1986-1988
  • American Association for Justice, State Committeeman, 1978-1980, 1985-1986
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Trustee LAWPAC, 1980-Present
  • Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1983
  • Lawyers for Consumer Rights, President, 1986-1988
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court Civil Procedural Rules Committee, 1988-1994
  • Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Member 1996-2002
  • Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University, Board of Counselors
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Special Ad Hoc Medical Malpractice Rules Committee, 2003
  • Governor's Health Reform & Medical Malpractice Committee, 2002
  • The American Board of Trial Advocates, Board of Directors, 1999
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Board of Directors, 1998-2003
  • Allegheny County Bar Association Judiciary Committee, Member, 1981-1988
  • American Association for Justice, Executive Board, 1999
  • Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Chair, 1999-2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • American Bar Foundation