Edward Beitz and William Taylor Recognized by US News – Best Lawyers as a "Lawyer of the Year"


White and Williams is proud to announce that Edward Beitz and William Taylor have been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® as a “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practices in Philadelphia. Ed was named in the area of Medical Malpractice and Bill was named in Construction Law. "Lawyer of the Year" recognitions are awarded to individual lawyers with extremely high overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic location.

Ed is a member of the Healthcare Group and focuses his practice on medical malpractice defense, defending doctors, nurses, physician assistants and hospitals at the trial and appellate court levels, as well as general liability matters. He has successfully defended numerous medical malpractice cases at trial involving complex issues of the human anatomy, such as cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, nursing care, obstetrical complications, nerve injury and vascular injury. Ed has authored briefs on appellate issues in healthcare and coverage matters to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, the New Jersey Appellate Division and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Bill has over 30 years of experience with a practice that focuses on surety and fidelity law, construction claims litigation, contract drafting, 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 helped found the Philadelphia Surety Claims Association, and served as President for five years. He continues to serve as a member of the Association’s Board of Directors.

In addition, 43 White and Williams lawyers were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 across seven jurisdictions and 24 practice areas.

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