William H. Narwold

William H. Narwold

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Securities Litigation Attorney in Hartford, CT

Motley Rice
 | 20 Church Street, 17th FL, One Corporate Center
Hartford, CT 06103
Phone: 860-882-1676
Fax: 860-882-1682
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Securities Litigation (50%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    Bill Narwold has advocated for corporate accountability and fiduciary responsibility for nearly 35 years, representing consumers, governmental entities, unions and institutional investors. He litigates complex securities fraud, shareholder rights and consumer fraud lawsuits, as well as matters involving unfair trade practices, antitrust violations, whistleblower/qui tam claims and intellectual property matters.

    Bill leads Motley Rice's securities and consumer fraud lititgation teams and manages the firm's appellate group. His experience includes being involved in more than 200 appeals before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Courts of Appeal and multiple state courts.

    Prior to joining Motley Rice in 2004, Bill directed corporate, financial, real estate, trust and estate litigation on behalf of private and commercial clients for 25 years at Cummings & Lockwood in Hartford, Connecticut, including 10 years as managing partner. Prior to his work in private practice, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Warren W. Eginton of the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut from 1979–1981.

    Bill often acts as an arbitrator and mediator both privately and through the American Arbitration Association. He is a frequent speaker on legal matters, including class actions. Named one of 11 lawyers "who made a difference" by The Connecticut Law Tribune, Bill is recognized as an AV® rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell®.

    Bill has served the Hartford community with past involvements including the Greater Hartford Legal Assistance Foundation and Lawyers for Children America. For more than twenty years, Bill served as a Director and Chairman of Protein Sciences Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company in Meriden, Connecticut.

    * Please remember that every case is different. Any result we achieve for one client in one matter does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.

    About William Narwold

    Admitted: 1979, Connecticut

    Professional Webpage: http://www.motleyrice.com/attorney/william-h-narwold

    Honors/Awards:

    • 2005–present   The Best Lawyers in America® Banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions, securities  The Best Lawyers in America® 2012 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.)
    • 2013, 2015  Best Lawyers®  "Lawyer of the Year" Hartford Litigation – Banking & Finance
    • 2008  The Best of the U.S. list
    • 2008  Connecticut Bar Foundation  Legal Services Leadership Award

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Licensed in: CT, DC, NY, SC Admitted to Practice Before: U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh and Federal Circuits; U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, District of Connecticut, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and District of South Carolina

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Bar Association
    • University of Connecticut Law School Foundation, past Board of Trustees member
    • Connecticut Bar Foundation, Past President
    • National Association of Consumer Advocates

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Bill has served the Hartford community with past involvements including the Greater Hartford Legal Assistance Foundation and Lawyers for Children America.

    Educational Background:

    • J.D. cum laude, University of Connecticut School of Law, 1979; B.A., Colby College, 1974
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    Office Location for William H. Narwold

    20 Church Street, 17th FL
    One Corporate Center
    Hartford, CT 06103

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    Last Updated: 6/15/2020

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