Raleigh, NC – The North Carolina Industrial Commission recently announced the appointment of William B. Wallace to serve as a Deputy Commissioner beginning March 13, 2023.
Wallace began practicing workers’ compensation law in 1998, and he has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in workers’ compensation cases. He is a North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Specialist in workers’ compensation law and a North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission certified mediator.
Wallace is a former Chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section, and when North Carolina adopted the Uniform Bar Examination, he served on the North Carolina Board of Law Examiners’ committee that formulated the Workers’ Compensation portion of the North Carolina-specific component of the exam. Wallace is fluent in Spanish, as well.
In addition to his workers’ compensation background, Wallace has significant experience representing clients in a variety of other legal matters including third-party liability claims stemming from workplace injuries, contract disputes, and other civil litigation.
Wallace earned his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his J.D. from the University of Richmond T.C. Williams School of Law.
Wallace will be assigned to the Commission’s Charlotte regional office.