William J. Lightfoot
May Lightfoot, PLLC
William J. Lightfoot is a founding partner of May Lightfoot PLLC. He earned his law degree from the George Washington University Law School. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Lightfoot worked in Mayor Bowser’s Office of Legal Counsel where he helped draft legislation. In 2015, Mr. Lightfoot worked as a law clerk in a plaintiff’s personal injury firm. He worked on a wide variety of cases involving who were injured, including construction accidents, medical malpractice, workers' compensation, car accidents, and premises liability. As a lawyer, Mr. Lightfoot continues to represent clients in all of these areas and more.
Mr. Lightfoot earned his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from East Carolina University (ECU). He graduated magnum cum laude and he received honors in Political Science. While at ECU, Mr. Lightfoot tutored other college students in history, served as President of the Political Science Honors Society, and worked on political campaigns. He currently serves as a co-chair for the New Lawyers Division of the District of Columbia Trial Lawyers Association.
Areas of Law and Practice
|Areas of Law||Areas of Practice|
|Personal Injury||Accidents, Animal Attacks, Aquatic Injuries, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Automobile Negligence, Bicycle Accidents, Boating Accidents, Bodily Injury, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Catastrophic Injury, Commercial Vehicle Liability, Dog Bites, Electrical Injury, Head Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, Neurolaw, Pedestrian Injuries, Personal Injury Appeals, Product Liability, Severe Burns, Sexual Abuse, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Subway Accidents, Third Party Wrongful Death, Work Place Injury, Whiplash, Wrongful Death|
|Toxic Torts||Asbestos Defense, Asbestos Litigation, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Chemical Exposure, Latex Allergy Litigation, Lead Poisoning, Mesothelioma, Mold Litigation, Occupational Cancer, Occupational Disease, Pesticide Litigation, Radiation Injury, Silicosis Litigation, Toxic Exposure, Toxic Tort Class Actions, Toxic Tort Defense|
|Workers Compensation||Black Lung, Defense Base Act, Federal Workers Compensation, Industrial Insurance, Workers Compensation Appeals, Workers Compensation Arbitration, Workers Compensation Defense, Workers Compensation Mediation, Workers Compensation Self Insurance, Workers Compensation Subrogation|
- District of Columbia
Founding Member | May Lightfoot, PLLC
If you or a loved one has been injured in a Washington, D.C. or Maryland accident, the assertive injury attorneys at May Lightfoot, PLLC can help.Whether you are hurt in a split-second accident or by incremental harm over a long period of time, your injury may impact every aspect of your life. At the Washington, D.C. law firm of May Lightfoot, PLLC, we help our clients seek compensation for injuries suffered on the job and in accidents caused by others’ negligence. By focusing on workers’ compensation claims and personal injury law, we provide keen insight and comprehensive guidance through every step of the legal process. Our attorneys deliver aggressive representation in the civil courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia and use our wealth of experience to negotiate satisfactory settlements.
B.S. Political Science | East Carolina University
Magna Cum Laude
J.D. | George Washington University Law School
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