Mr. William P. Fuller

Mr. William P. Fuller: Attorney with Fuller & Williamson, LLP AV stamp icon


Named in Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business in General Commercial Litigation. Named in Best Lawyers in America in the specialties of Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation. Presently serves as Chairman of both the Civil Pattern Jury Instruction Committee and the Evidence Committee for the State Bar of South Dakota. Member of the Federal Practice Committee for the District of South Dakota. Is appointed as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of South Dakota to assist in the defense of state entities. Past board member of the Rotary Club of Sioux Falls and the Alzheimer's Association (Siouxland Chapter). Presently serves as a Director Emeritus on the Howard Wood Dakota Relays Board of Directors.

Litigation Counsel of America.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Insurance Defense
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Employment Law
  • Workers Compensation Defense
  • Commercial Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(605) 333-0003  Phone
(605) 333-0007  Fax
University Attended:
Utah State University; University of South Dakota, B.A., 1970
Law School Attended:
University of South Dakota, J.D., 1973
Year of First Admission:
2010, Minnesota, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe; 1973, South Dakota and U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota; 1977, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
State Bar of South Dakota; American Bar Association; American Board of Trial Advocates; South Dakota Defense Lawyers Association; South Dakota Trial Lawyers Association (Past Governor); American Association for Justice; Defense Research Institute; Second Judicial Circuit Bar Association.
Reported Cases:
Bill Fuller has more than 30 reported South Dakota Supreme Court opinions and more than 20 reported federal court decisions. A representative sample includes Am. Family Mut. Ins. Co. v. Auto-Owners Ins. Co., 2008 SD 106, 757 N.W.2d 584; Pearson v. O'Neal-Letcher, 2007 SD 92, 738 N.W.2d 914; SDDS, Inc. v. State, 2002 SD 90, 650 N.W.2d 1; Stene v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 1998 SD 95, 583 N.W.2d 399; St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co. v. Med. X-Ray Ctr., 146 F.3d 593 (8th Cir. 1998); Read v. Med. X-Ray Ctr., P.C., 110 F.3d 543 (8th Cir. 1997); Hagen v. City of Sioux Falls, 464 N.W.2d 396 (S.D. 1990); U.S. v. Carter, 884 F.2d 368 (8th Cir. 1989); Cheney v. Metro. Life Ins. Co., 370 N.W.2d 569 (S.D. 1985); Grosz v. City of Sioux Falls, 346 N.W.2d 446 (S.D. 1984); Johnson v. Jongeling, 328 N.W.2d 275 (S.D. 1983).

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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