William R. Elam

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Charlotte, NC

Elam & Rousseaux, PLLC
128-A North McDowell Street
Charlotte, NC 28204
Phone: 704-859-8979
Fax: 704-343-9992
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (90%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

William R. Elam is an attorney at Elam & Rousseaux, PLLC, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. Elam practices medical malpractice and personal injury law and serves clients throughout the Charlotte metropolitan region. He has experience with a wide range of cases involving automobile accidents, bicycle accidents, drunk driving accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, trucking accidents, wrongful death and other types of catastrophic or fatal accidents.

The son of the firm’s founder, William H. Elam, Mr. Elam grew up in the Charlotte area. He spent a great deal of his childhood watching his father litigating personal injury cases, which increased his own desire to become an attorney. He attended college at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and graduated with distinction and honors in history with bachelor’s degrees in history and political science.

Following undergraduate school, Mr. Elam attended and received his law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law. He became a licensed attorney in 2006 and has more than 10 years of experience representing North Carolina residents who are the victims of medical malpractice or an injury caused by negligence. Possessing an abundance of knowledge and experience, he has recovered significant settlements and verdicts for his clients over the course of his career.

Mr. Elam is admitted to practice in both North Carolina and South Carolina, and handles matters in both states. In addition to running his personal injury practice, he is active in his legal community and belongs to the North Carolina Advocates for Justice.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death


8 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2020

Certificates and Credentials

About William R. Elam

Admitted: 2006, North Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://www.elamlawfirm.com/attorneys/william-r-elam/

Educational Background

  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Major: History and Political Science, Honors: with Distinction, 2003


  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2013 - 2016

Bar/Professional Activity

  • NC Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
  • South Carolina
  • North Carolina
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Office Location for William R. Elam

128-A North McDowell Street
Charlotte, NC 28204

Phone: 704-859-8979

Fax: 704-343-9992

Last Updated: 5/3/2021

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