William S. Peck
William S. Peck joined the Clark Law Firm as a Senior Attorney in August of 2013. William represents a wide array of clients in personal injury actions, and has handled a multitude of cases in numerous areas of law, including both civil and criminal matters. William handles matters in a variety of practice areas, including personal injury, medical malpractice, automobile accidents, wrongful death, uninsured motorists, products liability, construction accidents, slip and falls, occupational injuries, and employment & labor law.
William graduated cum laude from Rutgers College in 1996, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a Minor in Music. William received his Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1999.
While in law school, William served as a judicial intern with the Honorable Michael A. Petrolle, J.S.C. in Essex County and was a Summer Associate at the Law Firm of Morgan, Melhuish, Monaghan, Arvidson, Abrutyn & Lisowski. Upon graduation from law school in 1999 William served a Judicial Clerkship with the Honorable Michael A. Petrolle, J.S.C. in the Law Division of the Superior Court, Essex County. At that time, he completed training in mediation and conciliation course work.
William was admitted to the practice of law in 1999 and joined the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office in 2000, serving as a Special Deputy Attorney General / Assistant Prosecutor. While serving as an Assistant Prosecutor, he handled a wide range of criminal matters.
William next joined the law firm of Gill & Chamas as an Associate Attorney in 2002. His practice areas included personal injury, medical malpractice, automobile accidents, slip and fall accidents, wrongful death, products liability and municipal court matters.
William then joined Esquire Litigation Solutions, a nationwide litigation support company, as a Litigation Consultant in June of 2004. In 2005, William was promoted to the position Director of Trial Consulting at Esquire Litigation Solutions. In this position, he headed a team of fellow attorneys, psychologists and sociologists who performed litigation strategy consultation for various law firms and companies. This included consulting on various projects and topics, including courtroom technology, pre-trial preparation, graphic and demonstrative evidence, jury selection, electronic transcripts, video management and electronic database creation.
In addition to supervising the litigation department, William continued to be the lead trial consultant on numerous trials, settlement conferences, mediations, mock trials, focus groups and arbitrations, as well as depositions and pretrial hearings. He was involved in several multimillion dollar cases for both plaintiff and defense throughout the country. With a focus on modern technology, William has used his vast trial experience and expertise to aid in the selection of dozens of juries in both civil and criminal cases as well as to develop theme and presentation strategies and create graphics and demonstrative evidence used during mediations, arbitrations, pre-trial hearings and trials.
Following his employment as a litigation consultant, William returned to the traditional practice of law and joined the law firm of Cahn & Parra in 2007 where he focused his practice on civil litigation, as well as a multitude of other practice areas including personal injury, employment & labor law, medical malpractice, automobile accidents, wrongful death, uninsured motorists, products liability, construction accidents, slip and falls, workers’ compensation, occupational injuries, municipal court, DWI, drug possession, traffic violations, and civil & criminal defense.
In 2010, William next joined the law firm of Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas and handled a variety of matters with a focus civil litigation in practice areas, including transactional law, corporate law, public entity law, government law, employment & labor law, civil rights law, contract law, municipal practice litigation and motorcycle/automobile accidents.
William is admitted to the practice of law in the State of New Jersey and the U.S. District Court of New Jersey. He is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, NJATLA, Monmouth County Bar Association, Middlesex County Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, and the American Society of Trial Consultants. Speaking engagements include numerous CLE courses for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute & Dispute Resolution Institute, as well as many New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania CLE courses in Courtroom Technology and Electronic Data Discovery. He has also given presentations at many law firms and bar association functions. William has extensive knowledge of computer presentation software and applications.
New Jersey, 1999
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1999
Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, J.D., 1999
Rutgers College, New Brunswick, New Jersey, B.A. cum laude, 1996 – major: Psychology / minor: Music