William Nebeker, managing partner of the Phoenix office of Koeller Nebeker Carlson & Haluck, LLP, has been selected as Arizona State Chairman of the Council on Litigation Management (CLM) for the 2011-2012 term. CLM is the largest fully inclusive defense organization, comprised of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, corporate counsel, risk managers, insurance professionals, claims adjusters and attorneys. Through education and collaboration, its goals are to promote and further the highest standards of litigation management in pursuit of client defense. The Council sponsors educational programs, provides resources, fosters communication, and recognizes lawyers who meet high standards.
William A. Nebeker practices in the area of insurance litigation defense with an emphasis on personal injury and construction defect litigation. Mr. Nebeker received his B.S. degree in political science from Arizona State University and his J.D. degree from Pepperdine University School of Law. After admission to both the California Bar in 1976 and the Arizona Bar in 1977, Mr. Nebeker became one of the first lawyers certified by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization for personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Mr. Nebeker has tried to conclusion over 75 civil jury trials and is AV peer rated by Martindale Hubbell. Mr. Nebeker was elected an Advocate Level Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) in 2008, selected for inclusion in Southwest Super Lawyers (2010 and 2011) and nominated for Fellowship in the Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society.