William J. Noelle, III Associate

Phone: (312) 634-7710
Fax: (312) 460-8299
Assistant Name: Kathy Steidinger
Assistant Phone: (312) 634-1274
Bill has practiced in the broad area of insurance defense and civil litigation since 1977 as a senior litigator with three staff counsel offices including Farmers Insurance Co., Continental Insurance Co., and Allstate Insurance Co. He has significant litigation experience in defending automobile and premises liability cases; uninsured/underinsured motorist claims; construction site injury cases; professional liability lawsuits including dental malpractice; and product liability litigation. He has successfully conducted over 75 jury or bench trials to a verdict and has arbitrated or mediated in excess of 250 cases to an award. His trials and hearings have involved a wide spectrum of injury claims including wrongful death; spinal and disc injuries; brain, head and facial injuries; dental injury or damage; fractures; ligament, cartilage and tendon damage; disfigurement; reproductive system injury; and psychological injury.

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation, Construction Litigation, General Negligence, Insurance Coverage, Medical Malpractice, Municipal Law, Premises Liability, Products Liability, Professional Negligence, Transportation, Workers' Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • State of Illinois (1977)
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (1977)


  • J.D. John Marshall Law School, 1977
  • B.A., Political Science University of Illinois, 1974

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Certified Arbitrator for Circuit Court of Cook County Mandatory Arbitration
  • Judge for Illinois High School Annual Mock Trial Competition
  • Judicial Evaluation Committee, Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • Panel and Commercial Arbitrator for American Arbitration Association

Community Involvement

  • Coach for travel and high school baseball, and youth basketball and soccer, as well as community involvement in Palatine, IL