Partner William G. Cotter is a California Certified Legal Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law. Before joining the Law Offices of Lawrence R. Whiting in 2012 (now Whiting, Cotter & Hurlimann, LLP), he was a claims adjuster and claims supervisor for seven years, handling primarily police officer and firefighter claims.
Mr. Cotter obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Western State University College of Law, graduating cum laude. Mr. Cotter was on the Law Review and Honors Moot Court Team.
Since 2012, Mr. Cotter has advocated for the rights of firefighters and safety officers injured on duty. In 2017, Mr. Cotter became a Partner, dedicating his career to injured first responders and their families.