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Founded in 1899, White and Williams LLP is a global-reaching, multi-practice law firm with over 240 lawyers in ten offices. Clients include Fortune 500 and insurance companies, large corporations, and financial institutions as well as mid-market and small businesses, institutions of higher education and individuals. Our lawyers handle a wide array of complex litigation, regulatory matters and transactions.

White and Williams has a history of excellent client service and success in the courtroom. Our lawyers have earned national recognition for their trial prowess representing clients in high-stakes, complex litigation in both federal and state courts. White and Williams litigators represent clients in both corporate and commercial disputes including shareholder disputes, professional liability and healthcare as well as class actions, intellectual property, insurance subrogation, insurance coverage, reinsurance, product liability and toxic torts.

White and Williams has cultivated a substantial business department representing traditional business clients as well as start-ups and private equity firms. Our lawyers have a strong command of the transactional, regulatory and compliance issues many businesses face. The firm’s deep bench is well suited to counsel clients with entity formation, licensing, financing, contracts and strategic negotiations as well as governance, labor disputes, tax, intellectual property and real estate. Our lawyers are also well-adept in advising clients through mergers, acquisitions and restructuring.

White and Williams is a “right-size” firm offering clients the resources of a large firm with the flexibility of a smaller firm. Our lawyers work within practice groups that operate similarly to a boutique law firm. Our clients have direct relationships with the lawyers who are handling their matters. In addition, the firm has established relationships with a global network of law firms, enhancing our ability to serve clients.

Throughout its long history, White and Williams has grown and developed progressive initiatives including its sustainable business practices, diversity and pro bono programs and highly-regarded Women’s Initiative. White and Williams is proud to be among the firms throughout the country to elect a female managing partner.

Main Location

One Liberty Place, Suite 1800
1650 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-7395
Phone: 215-864-7000
10 offices

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David H. Marion David H. Marion White and Williams LLP
Practicing in: Media Law
Practicing in: Media Law

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    Patricia Santelle Managing Partner and Chair, Executive Committee
    Patricia Santelle
    Managing Partner and Chair, Executive Committee

    White and Williams LLP

    Main Location

    One Liberty Place, Suite 1800
    1650 Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103-7395
    Phone: 215-864-7000
    10 offices


    Managing Partner and Chair, Executive Committee
    Chair, Litigation Department and Catastrophic and Excess Liability Group
    Chair, Commercial Litigation Department and Co-Chair, Reinsurance Group
    Chair, Subrogation Department
    Chair, Business Department


    Commercial Litigation
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    Partners: 93
    Of Counsel: 30
    Associates: 117
    Paralegals: 27
    Non-Legal Employees: 418

    Practice Areas

    Administrative / Regulatory Law
    Antitrust Law
    Appellate Practice
    Banking and Finance Law
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
    Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
    Commercial Finance Law
    Commercial Litigation
    Construction Law
    Copyright Law
    Corporate Compliance Law
    Corporate Governance Law
    Corporate Law
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
    Education Law
    Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    Employment Law - Management
    Environmental Law
    First Amendment Law
    Health Care Law
    Insurance Law
    International Trade and Finance Law
    Labor Law - Management
    Labor Law - Union
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
    Litigation - Antitrust
    Litigation - Banking and Finance
    Litigation - Bankruptcy
    Litigation - Construction
    Litigation - Environmental
    Litigation - ERISA
    Litigation - First Amendment
    Litigation - Health Care
    Litigation - Insurance
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
    Litigation - Labor and Employment
    Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
    Litigation - Patent
    Litigation - Real Estate
    Litigation - Securities
    Litigation - Trusts and Estates
    Litigation and Controversy - Tax
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
    Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    Patent Law
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    Privacy and Data Security Law
    Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
    Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
    Real Estate Law
    Reinsurance Law
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
    Securitization and Structured Finance Law
    Tax Law
    Technology Law
    Trade Secrets Law
    Trademark Law
    Transportation Law
    Trusts and Estates
    Venture Capital Law
    Workers' Compensation Law - Employers