William M. Cummings, II
Aggressive Atlanta Workers’ Compensation Attorney
William M. Cummings, II has been around the legal community since childhood. His father was a reputable personal injury attorney who was later appointed by the Governor of Georgia to serve as a Superior Court Judge. He personally observed the satisfaction his father enjoyed assisting injured individuals throughout their community.
A native of Cedartown, Georgia, he graduated from Auburn University and obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Mercer University School of Law. Mr. Cummings began his legal career as a law clerk for the Houston Judicial Circuit serving under the Honorable Judges George F. Nunn, Jr., L.A. McConnell, Jr., and Edward D. Lukemire.
Subsequently, Mr. Cummings worked as a staff attorney for the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation, during which time he obtained certification as a mediator and performed numerous mediations involving a variety of workers’ compensation issues.
During his tenure at a prestigious law firm in Atlanta, he published numerous articles in the firm’s client journal, and served as a faculty member for Lorman Educational Services and the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation’s Annual Seminar in Atlanta.
Honors & Associations
Mr. Cummings has been recognized in the area of workers’ compensation law by Georgia Super Lawyers, a rating service limited to 5% of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Mr. Cummings also holds an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating™ from Martindale-Hubbell®, which is the highest rating available.
Mr. Cummings is admitted to practice in all Georgia state courts, the Georgia Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of Georgia. Added to this, he has extensive trial experience before the State Board of Workers’ Compensation.
- All Georgia State & Superior Courts
- Georgia Court of Appeals
- Supreme Court of Georgia
Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia – Juris Doctor
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama – Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Professional Associations & Memberships
- American Bar Association – Member
- Atlanta Bar Association – Member
- Georgia Trial Lawyers Association – Member
- Georgia Workers’ Compensation Claimant’s Lawyers (WCCL) – Member
- Lawyers’ Club of Atlanta – Member
- State Bar of Georgia- Member
- Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG) – Member