White and Williams LLP
Bill has over 30 years of experience with a practice that focuses on surety and fidelity law, construction claims litigation, construction contract drafting and project administration, and insurance and commercial litigation. As co-chair of the firm’s Construction and Surety Group, Bill leads a talented group of lawyers that represents owners, general contractors, subcontractors, building component manufacturers, lenders, borrowers, architectural and engineering firms and insurance and surety companies in a wide array of construction-related matters.
Bill has counseled numerous surety clients throughout the country in regard to all aspects of suretyship, including drafting and enforcing indemnity agreements, managing defaults and takeover situations, defending payment and performance bond claims, and enforcing subrogation rights. His broad construction experience includes litigating delay and disruption, inefficiency, defective design, extra work and loss of business claims in federal and state court and in arbitration on behalf of project owners, contractors, subcontractors, sureties and design professionals. Bill has also regularly drafted construction agreements and advised clients on construction contract management and administration issues. He has also worked extensively with insurance company clients regarding coverage, bad faith and defense issues, including construction defect and subcontractor default claims.
Bill helped found and currently serves as President of the Philadelphia Surety Claims Association.
RECOGNITION & INVOLVEMENT
In 2015, Bill was recognized by The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Construction Law. He is also AV® Preeminent™ rated by the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating system.
In addition to his law practice, Bill serves as an active member in the Georgetown University Alumni Admissions Program and volunteers as an alumni interviewer for Georgetown University.