William T. Little practices primarily in the fields of personal injury, commercial litigation, white collar, and criminal defense. He has served as lead counsel on several high profile cases featured on national news stations. Mr. Little was selected to the New York State Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 an honor reserved for less than 2.5% of lawyers in New York State. In 2018 he was selected to the exclusive list of America’s Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys.
In 2017 he was one of four finalists selected for nomination to serve as a Judge on the Albany City Court Bench. He is an Adjunct Professor at Albany Law School lecturing on trial advocacy and tactics and has lectured on topics related to New York State and Federal Practice, construction injuries, trial skills, and claims related to Civil Rights, discrimination, and affirmative action.
Mr. Little graduated from Monticello High School and from the University at Albany where he received a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and a minor in Criminal Justice. He went on to receive his Law Degree from Albany Law School where he served as President of the Black Law Students Association, and as an Associate Editor for the Albany Law School Environmental Outlook Journal.
Mr. Little started his career working at a large litigation firm in Albany, New York practicing primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, personal injury litigation, municipal liability, employment discrimination, products liability, and labor law claims. He has represented clients in New York State and Federal courts, before the New York State Court of Claims, and numerous state agencies including the EEOC, the New York State Division of Human Rights and the New York State Department of Financial Services.
Mr. Little is the past-President of the Capital District Black and Hispanic Bar Association, a current member of the Board of Directors of the Albany County Bar Association, Treasurer of the Capital District Trial Lawyer’s Association and Board of Directors of the Albany Law School National Alumni Association. He has been appointed to the Albany County Bar Association’s Judicial Selection Committee to interview the Governor’s final list of Court of Appeal’s nominees and Albany County Democratic Party Law Committee.
He lives in Albany with his wife, Erica Putnam Little, and their two children, Miles and Grace Little.