Bill has built a reputation as an aggressive advocate and sought-after, experienced litigator whose practice focuses on shareholder, employment, real estate, securities and insolvency litigation. Bill builds and maintains client relationships of all sizes and across a number of industry sectors and represents them all with same amount of passion for justice. Bill prides himself on being a problem-solver for his clients.
Bill is a founding member of the firm and served as the Managing Partner for 22 years. Under his management, the firm became one of the region’s most entrepreneurial, profitable law firms, financing itself organically without any debt.
Temple University School of Law, J.D.
St. Joseph’s College, B.S.
U.S. Supreme Court
Member, Board of Trustees, St. Joseph’s University
Past Chairman of the Board of Directors, Project H.O.M.E.
Past Member, Chairman’s Cabinet, Philadelphia Chapter of the American Red Cross
Past Member, Board of Directors, Philadelphia Children’s Commission
Past Member, Board of Directors, Philadelphia Diversity Law Group
Past Member, Board of Directors, Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development
Named to “The Best Lawyers in America©” list for Litigation – Construction by Best Lawyers (2021-2024).*
Named to the “Pennsylvania Super Lawyers” list by Thomson Reuters for General Litigation law (2004-2022).*
Martindale-Hubbell “AV Preeminent” rated.*
Mentioned, “Cozen Again Looks To Exit Real Estate Dispute With Deal,” Law360, October 29, 2019
Mentioned, “Cozen O’Connor Settles With Investors in Ponzi Scheme Case,” The Legal Intelligencer, August 9, 2019
Mentioned, “Cozen Can’t Escape Suit Over Ex-Partner’s Philly Project Role,” Law360 August 7, 2019
Quoted, “Real estate law powerhouse Klehr Harrison names new leadership,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 13, 2018
Quoted, “Klehr Harrison to change leadership,” Philadelphia Business Journal, September 13, 2018
Quoted, “Klehr Harrison Passes Leadership Baton to Second Generation,” The Legal Intelligencer, September 13, 2018