William L. Veen

William L. Veen


The Veen Firm, PC

Recognized since 2006

San Francisco, California

Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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William L. Veen oversees the operation of The Veen Firm and focuses his energy on mediations and trials of complex cases. He founded The Veen Firm in 1975 and developed the firm from a one-man operation to a firm with over 40 members today. Mr. Veen has represented injured workers and consumers in recovering damages arising from industrial accidents, construction accidents, elevator accidents, motorcycle accidents, defective products, professional liability, and auto and truck accidents.

Mr. Veen was honored as the 2003 Trial Lawyer of the Year by the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Consumer Attorneys of California, the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1994), the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the California Applicants Attorneys Association, the State Bar of California, and the State Bar of Hawaii.

Location

  • 20 Haight Street
    San Francisco, CA 94102

Languages

  • English

Education

  • Michigan State University, BA, graduated 1965

Affiliations

  • Melvin M. Belli Society - Member
  • Melvin M. Belli Society - Member
  • American Association for Justice - Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates - Member
  • Bar Association of San Francisco - Member – Lawyer Referral and Information Service
  • California Applicants’ Attorneys Association - Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of California - Member
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association - Member
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association - President, 1994

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, San Francisco (2014)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Special Focus

  • Brain Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Wrongful Death

Awards:

  • “Lawyer of the Year”, The Best Lawyers in America-US News & World Report, 2014 -Selected by his peers in the field of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, San Francisco
  • Rated AV-Preeminent for Ethical Standards & Ability-Martindale-Hubbell, 2014
  • Verdict honored in California’s Top Verdicts of 2011, The Recorder-Chris Corbo v. New United Motor
  • Nominated for San Francisco Trial Lawyers-Trial Lawyer of the Year, 2011
  • Largest injury verdict in Marin County history, 2010, Travis v. Bison Builders, Inc.
  • Winner, San Francisco Trial Lawyers-Lifetime Achievement Award, 2008
  • Winner, San Francisco Trial Lawyers-Trial Lawyer of the Year, 2003
  • Coast Guard Achievement Medal
  • Selected to Northern California Super Lawyers List, 2003-2017 – Top 5% of attorneys, as voted by peers
  • Top 100 Northern California Super Lawyers, 2006-present
  • Selected to The Best Lawyers in America – US News & World Report, 2006-present – Selected by his peers in the field of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

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