William McVisk Elected President of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel

William McVisk Elected President of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel

  • Jun 28, 2019, 11:33 AM


Tressler attorney William McVisk has been elected president of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (IDC).

“I am honored to become the President of IDC,” said William McVisk. “IDC represents the interests of Illinois civil defense lawyers and their clients. I look forward to working with the other members of IDC to promote higher standards of professional excellence among Illinois defense lawyers.”

Bill focuses his practice on complex insurance coverage litigation, and hospital law and medical liability. He has handled all areas of coverage and bad faith litigation, especially third-party bad faith and coverage litigation involving commercial general liability, professional liability coverages, as well as personal lines coverages such as auto and homeowners coverages.

He has been a litigator and trial lawyer for more than 30 years and has focused his practice on representing insurers and insureds in insurance coverage and bad faith disputes and hospitals and nursing homes in medical negligence cases. Bill has also acted as general counsel for the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. He has tried numerous serious cases, including insurance bad faith cases and personal injury cases with injuries as severe as brain damage and death. Bill was selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers® and an Illinois Leading Lawyer for 2019. 


The Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel is an exceptional community of defense attorneys, dedicated to improving the judicial system and the practice of law. Membership is essential for every trial lawyer who makes a living representing defense interests in Illinois. Learn more at https://www.iadtc.org/.