Meet William A. Nebeker

William A. Nebeker

Partner

Bill is a founding member of Koeller Nebeker Carlson Haluck, LLP.  His practice areas include Construction Litigation, Auto and Transportation Claims, Product Liability, Hospitality and Premises Liability, and Commercial Injury Claims and Litigation.  He is first and foremost a Trial Lawyer who has tried to a conclusion over 75 civil jury trials.  As a result of his vast experience, Bill has achieved many distinguished awards and honors, which includes being one of the first lawyers certified as a Specialist by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization for Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation.

He has earned the reputation as a “Lawyer’s lawyer” through his years of trial work at KNCH.  He has represented National Construction Firms, National Transportation Carriers, Product Manufacturers, Hotels and Bars and ultimately the majority of public homebuilders in lawsuits involving injuries and damages reaching into the $100,000,000 dollar range.

Bill received his B.S. degree in political science from Arizona State University and his J.D. degree from Pepperdine University School of Law.  He is also a recognized national speaker on Trial and Construction litigation issues and has successfully represented developers and general contractors in all phases of litigation for the past 30 years in both Arizona and California.  Bill has spoken and presented written materials for the following organizations: The State Bar of Arizona; The Maricopa County Bar Association; Claims and Litigation Management Alliance; Defense Research Institute; MC Consultants’ Construction Law Seminars; West Coast Casualty; Mealey’s Publications; Lorman Educational Services; and NBI.

Bill and his wife have four children and recently became the proud grandparents of two new family members.  When away from the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling in his 1961 Airstream Bambi to sporting events, or riding his bike.  You can also find Bill on the golf course.

  • Construction Claims & Litigation
  • Catastrophic Injury & Accident Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Commercial Trucking & Transportation Litigation
  • Premises Liability & Hospitality Claims Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage & Related Matters
  • Business & Transaction Law
  • Pollution & Environmental Law
  • Professional Liability
  • Government Tort Liability
  • Employment & Workers Compensation Law

  • Arizona Bar Association
  • California Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel

  • AV peer rated by Martindale Hubbell®
  • Arizona State Bar Certified Legal Specialist in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation, 1991
  • Advocate level member of ABOTA
  • Southwest Region Super Lawyer
  • Fellowship in the Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
  • International Association of Defense Counsel

  • HWAL’BAY Enterprises v. Fox CV-19-0123-PR (2020)
  • Decca Design Build v. American Automobile Ins. Co., 410 Ariz.Adv.Rep. 6 (2003)
  • Gouvis Engineering v. Superior Court, 43 Cal.Rptr.2d 785 (1995)
  • Camelot by the Bay Condominium Owners’ Assn. v. Scottsdale Ins. Co., 27 Cal.App.4th 33, 32 Cal.Rptr.2d 354 (1994)
  • Equitable General Ins. Co. v. Helm, 128 Ariz. 6, 623 P.2d 365 (Ariz. 1998)
  • La Jolla Village Homeowners’ Assn. v. Superior Court, 212 Cal.App.3d 1131, 261 Cal.Rptr. 146, Prod.LiabRep. (CCH P 12,277 Cal.App. 1989)

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Education
  • Arizona State University, 1972 – B.S. Political Science
  • Pepperdine University School of Law, 1976 – J.D.
States Licensed to Practice
  • State Bar of California, 1976
  • State Bar of Arizona, 1977
  • State Bar of Colorado, 2013