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F. William McKee

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  • Grand Rapids

    t. +1.616.752.2146

    f. +1.616.752.2500


Bill McKee has litigated hundreds of serious personal injury, wrongful death and other complex civil matters, including the prosecution or defense of multimillion-dollar lawsuits. He specializes in claims arising as a result of automobile, motorcycle, boating or workplace accidents. He is former chair of the firm's Litigation Practice Group.


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  • Washington University J.D. 1982
  • Denison University B.A. 1979 magna cum laude


  • 1982, Michigan

Bar Associations

  • American Bar Association
    Litigation Section
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Grand Rapids Bar Association


  • Regularly defends large corporations and companies in connection with serious injury or wrongful death cases
  • Successfully handled hundreds of serious automobile accident claims involving the Michigan no-fault law
  • Regularly advises clients on risk management, liability insurance and litigation avoidance strategies
  • Successfully defends large chemical companies involved in asbestos litigation
  • Regularly litigates on behalf of clients involved in general or professional negligence claims, liquor liability and social host liability claims, bad faith and insurance coverage claims and personal exposure claims

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants and Plaintiffs, 2010-Present
  • Named a Top Lawyer in Personal Injury, Grand Rapids Magazine, 2020
  • Named a Local Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation, 2013-2015
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Leading Lawyers Michigan, 2014
  • Phi Beta Kappa



Professional Affiliations

  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Michigan Trial Lawyers Association

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