William J. Ronalter

Partner, Shipman & Goodwin LLP

Bill Ronalter's practice is devoted to representing individuals who have sustained substantial personal injuries and wrongful death cases. He has more than 20 years of experience handling personal injury cases in various roles, including plaintiff's attorney, defense attorney and as a consultant for an insurance company. Professor Ronalter managed cases throughout the country involving catastrophic injuries including death, paralysis, traumatic brain injuries, amputations and burns. Professor Ronalter has experience in the following types of cases: accidents involving motor vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians (including DUI cases), uninsured and underinsured motorist claims, products and premises liability, construction accidents, drowning, dental and medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, sexual abuse and wrongful imprisonment cases. He was involved in cases arising out of the 9/11 attacks and the Rhode Island Nightclub fire. He has experience with insurance coverage analysis having been trained by a national insurance carrier. This training and experience assists him in triggering additional insurance coverage for his clients. Professor Ronalter has served as an expert witness and testified regarding proper claim handling practices. He has also served as a guest lecturer (2009-2012) and an adjunct professor (2013-present) at the UConn School of Law, Trial Practice Class.