White and Williams Welcomes New Lateral Partner and Counsel in Boston


PHILADELPHIA–White and Williams is happy to announce that Richard A. Sawin, Jr. has joined the firm as Partner, and Richard E, Bennett as Counsel in the firm’s Boston office. Richard Sawin focuses on general litigation and insurance defense litigation which is also the focus of Richard Bennett. Prior to joining the firm, Rick and Richard practiced at the firm Michienzie & Sawin LLC.

An experienced litigator with extensive trial experience, Rick focuses his practice on the defense of retailers, social service agencies, schools, landowners, cable companies, sporting goods companies and transportation companies against claims of premises liability, product liability, negligence, breach of contract, unfair business practices and indemnity, as well as the defense of antitrust claims. He is a graduate of Boston College (A.B., magna cum laude) and Boston College Law School (J.D.), where he was President of the Student Body.

Richard Bennett has extensive litigation experience with a focus on insurance defense, complex civil litigation and appeals. He is a graduate of Boston College (A.B., cum laude) and Boston College Law School (J.D.). 

"We are very excited that Rick and Richard have joined the firm as a part of our growing Boston office," said Andrew Susko, Managing Partner, White and Williams LLP. "We look forward to their focus and energy in these important practice areas of the firm, and we know they will deliver outstanding client service as we further expand our team of accomplished litigators,” added Robert Devine, Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department. 

“We welcome Rick Sawin and Richard Bennett to our Boston office and look forward to what we know will be their outstanding contributions here,” said David Chaffin, the Managing Partner of the Boston Office.

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