William J. Lightfoot is a founding partner of May Lightfoot PLLC.  He earned his law degree from the George Washington University Law School. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Lightfoot worked in Mayor Bowser’s Office of Legal Counsel where he helped draft legislation. In 2015, Mr. Lightfoot worked as a law clerk in a plaintiff’s personal injury firm. He worked on a wide variety of cases involving who were injured, including construction accidents, medical malpractice, workers' compensation, car accidents, and premises liability. As a lawyer, Mr. Lightfoot continues to represent clients in all of these areas and more.

Mr. Lightfoot earned his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from East Carolina University (ECU).  He graduated magnum cum laude and he received honors in Political Science. While at ECU, Mr. Lightfoot tutored other college students in history, served as President of the Political Science Honors Society, and worked on political campaigns. He currently serves as a co-chair for the New Lawyers Division of the District of Columbia Trial Lawyers Association.

Admission Details

  • Admitted in 2017, District of Columbia

Law School Attended

  • George Washington University Law School
  • Location: Washington
  • Class of 2017
  • J.D.

University Attended

  • East Carolina University
  • Political Science
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