Bill McGowin practices general litigation with recent emphasis on life sciences and, in particular, the defense of pharmaceutical companies sued in product liability litigation. He has tried over 60 jury trials to completion, ranging from trials lasting less than one week to several weeks. Bill has represented multi-national pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in litigation across the U.S. and in Europe. He has represented medical device and pharmaceutical clients including Bayer, Pfizer, Merck, Fresenius, and Novo Nordisk. His other areas of practice include medical malpractice defense, product liability litigation, transportation litigation, and commercial litigation.
Bill is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® and Mid-South Super Lawyers, and is Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Rated. He is a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel and is a previous board member of the Alabama Defense Lawyer’s Association. Bill has also been a faculty member of the Alabama Defense Lawyer’s Trial Academy numerous times and was a member of the faculty of the 2016 International Association of Defense Counsel’s Trial Academy at Stanford University.