William Louis Hurlock Esq.

William Hurlock

Title: Managing Partner, New York and New Jersey Offices
Company: Mueller Law LLC
Location: Montclair, New Jersey, United States

William Louis Hurlock Esq., the Managing Partner at Mueller Law’s New Jersey and New York offices, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in litigation.

Mr. Hurlock is a trial attorney specializing in False Claims Act (qui tam), product liability, commercial litigation and mass tort cases. He is experienced in all aspects of litigation, arbitration, mediation and appeals. In addition, Mr. Hurlock represents clients in class action and national mass tort multi-district cases.

He served as the lead attorney in several health care False Claims Act cases that resulted in significant recoveries on the United States’ behalf and represents individuals as part of these lawsuits. He also successfully obtained releases of wrongly incarcerated inmates and attained criminal expungements in pro bono matters. He is admitted to practice in the courts of New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.

Mr. Hurlock started his legal career as a federal prosecutor in Washington, D.C., investigating allegations concerning public corruption. From there, his career in law took off at multiple firms, but most recently, he has been with Mueller Law LLC and Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LLP. Born and raised in New Jersey, Mr. Hurlock has been a resident of Montclair for 21 years.

He is currently the First Ward Councilor for the Township of Montclair. He also served as Deputy Mayor. From 2002-2013, Hurlock served as an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University’s School of Law. Mr. Hurlock attended the University of London during which he worked for a Member of Parliament in the British House of Commons. He also worked for a member of Congress in Washington, D.C.

Additionally, Mr. Hurlock holds multiple civic positions, including serving as a board of trustees member for the Family Service League/Sexual Assault and Violence Education as well as a member of the board of directors for the American Red Cross of Northern New Jersey. He is additionally a part of the Montclair Board of School Estimate.

As a testament to his success, Mr. Hurlock has been named among the National Trial Lawyers Top 100, Lawyers of Distinction, the New Jersey Monthly Top Attorneys, a New Jersey Super Lawyer and earned a Martindale Hubble Peer Review Rating BV. The American Lawyer magazine and the Corporate Crime Reporter featured him for his professional achievements. Additionally, he received the Township of Montclair’s Historic Preservation Award for saving a historic train station and a Lawyers in Excellence Award for civil litigation.

However, that’s not all for Mr. Hurlock; he would like to run for Congress and continue to serve the public in different roles. As for the next generation of lawyers, his advice is to enter the field for the right reasons, not necessarily for the self, but for others.

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