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William Hackett

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Memphis, TN

Morgan & Morgan
80 Monroe Ave., Suite 900
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: 901-333-1809
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in Tennessee Since: 2012
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

At Morgan & Morgan, William Hackett represents clients in Memphis, Tennessee, in matters of personal injury. His focus is on wrongful death and car accidents, and he is passionate about representing the best interests and protecting the rights of those who have been injured by the poor choices or actions of another entity or person. With almost a decade of experience, he has a long history of success in securing compensation for those who are vulnerable.

Mr. Hackett is admitted to practice in both Arkansas and Tennessee and is a member of several professional organizations. These include the Arkansas Bar Association, the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association and the Tennessee Bar Association. Within the Memphis Bar Association, he is a general member of the organization and a Board Member of the Young Lawyers Division.

After graduating from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Arts in 2009, Mr. Hackett moved on to law school. In 2012, he earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. While in law school, he was actively involved in the Mock Trial and Moot Court competitions and was a member of the Moot Court Board. He also won several awards for his Oral Advocacy skills.

Coming from a long history of public servants, Mr. Hackett is passionate about representing the everyday person in the Mid-south and in the city of Memphis as they navigate life after what is often devastating injuries. With a strong belief in justice, he is not afraid to go the distance for his clients, while he also has a solid grasp on when negotiation is the best option.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

About William Hackett

First Admitted: 2012, Tennessee

Professional Webpage: https://www.forthepeople.com/attorneys/william-hackett/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Arkansas, 2013, 2013
  • Tennessee, 2012, 2012
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Tennessee Association for Justice
  • Memphis Bar Association, Young Lawyer Division, Board Member

Educational Background

  • North Carolina State University, B.A., May, 2009, 2009

Honors/Awards

  • , Best 2L Oral Advocate Award in the intra-school Mock Trial competition, 2011
  • , Best Oral Advocate Award, 2012

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Frederick Osby v. L&T Construction, LLC, 2020
  • Jose Encarnacion v. Heartland Express, Inc. Of Iowa, et al, 2021
  • Sparks v. Tipton, 2015
  • Houston v. Mask, 2015
  • Ross v. Dish Network, 2016
  • Kariem-Abdul Salaam v. Gordon Holloway, 2016
  • Jacqueline Clark v. TD & TN, LLC, Premises Liability Lawyers, 2017
  • R. Jennings v. C. Jones and L. Phillips, 2018

Industry Groups

  • Injured Plaintiffs
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Office Location for William Hackett

80 Monroe Ave.
Suite 900
Memphis, TN 38103

Phone: 901-333-1809

Last Updated: 8/5/2022

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