William L. Ballard

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Harris Lowry Manton LLP
 | 1201 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 900
Atlanta, GA 30361
Phone: 404-961-7650
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney William L. Ballard has more than three decades of legal experience. Mr. Ballard serves as of counsel at Harris Lowry Manton in Atlanta, Georgia, representing clients in the Atlanta and Savannah metropolitan areas. With a practice focused on personal injury law, he has litigated and settled numerous cases involving birth injury, catastrophic injury, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, premises liability, product liability, wrongful death and other injuries caused by negligence. Throughout his career, he has recovered significant sums on behalf of his clients both at the trial level and on appeal.

Mr. Ballard attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and earned a degree in economics. He then worked in the business industry before attending and graduating from Atlanta’s Emory University School of Law. While attending law school, he developed his legal skills by working part time for various private law firms and attending court proceedings. 

Mr. Ballard is highly recognized in the legal community. He has attained the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* by the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell and shares his legal knowledge by speaking at legal conferences. He also serves as a mediator in medical malpractice cases.

Admitted to practice law in Georgia since 1981, Mr. Ballard worked for various private Georgia-based firms in partnership roles before coming to Harris Lowry Manton. In addition to his law practice, he is a member of professional legal organizations, including the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (70%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Personal Injury - General (20%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Products Liability

Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Products Liability


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Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2018

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About William Ballard

Admitted: 1981, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.hlmlawfirm.com/attorneys/william-l-ballard-of-co...

Honors and Awards:

  • Top 100 in Georgia
  • Super Lawyers, 2004-Present
  • Martindale-Hubbell’s “preeminent” rating

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
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Office Location for William L. Ballard

1201 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 900
Atlanta, GA 30361

Phone: 404-961-7650


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Last Updated: 1/11/2018

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