William Hawal

Spangenberg, Shibley, & Liber LLP
1001 Lakeside Ave E Ste 1700
Cleveland, OH 44114

William Hawal is involved in litigating a wide variety of complex matters involving medical misdiagnoses, medical procedures, defective medical devices, accounting and legal malpractice, aircraft crashes, and industrial and consumer products. Bill has litigated numerous cases across the country involving defective pharmaceuticals and medical devices, including such notorious drugs as Thalidomide and DES. Bill was selected to serve as Chairman of The Halcion Litigation Group of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He also has extensive experience in product liability litigation having successfully tried and settled cases involving defective helicopter components, automobiles, farm equipment, industrial machines, and consumer products. Bill is particularly proud of the lasting relationships which he has developed with many of his clients.

Bill is a Past President of The Cleveland Academy of Trial Lawyers, a recipient of a distinguished service award from The Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers, a member of the Executive Board of the Ohio Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and has been appointed a life member of the Eighth District Judicial Conference. Bill is a 1980 cum laude graduate from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where he served on the law review. Bill has been invited to lecture on various topics related to personal injury trial practice. The publishers of Law & Politics recognize Bill as an “Ohio Super Lawyer”. Bill is listed in the Best Lawyers in America legal directory for medical malpractice.

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Unsafe Drugs and Medical Devices
  • Personal Injury