V. William Farrington
Attorney Bill Farrington graduated from the University of New Orleans in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. He graduated from the Loyola School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1987. From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Farrington was employed at a three lawyer firm and specialized in the defense of claims brought under the Louisiana State Compensation Act and the United States Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.
In 1989, Mr. Farrington joined the firm of Cornelius, Sartin & Murphy. He became a partner in that firm in 1995. In 2006, the firm merged with the law firm of Farrington & Thomas, LLC. Mr. Farrington is currently a partner in the firm of Farrington & Thomas, LLC.
Mr. Farrington's practice has been concentrated primarily in the representation of injured workers in claims under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. He has filed claims on behalf of clients in the Department of Labor offices located in New Orleans, LA; Houston, TX; and San Francisco, CA.
Professional associations include the Louisiana Bar Association and the Texas Bar Association.
Monographs and Publications
Ethics and Professionalism: The Way Lawyers Behave Versus The Way They Should - - Issues and Answers, Loyola University School of Law (2001)
A Comparison of the Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act and the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, Public Risk Management Association Conference (2000)
Establishing the Proper Jurisdiction: State Compensation, Longshore or Jones Act?, New Orleans Bar Association (1998)
Hand-Arm Vibration, The New "Buzz Word" in Occupational Diseases, Loyola University School of Law (1996)