White and Williams Celebrates Chambers 2024 Rankings

Philadelphia, PA
Chambers USA Rankings 2024

White and Williams practice groups and attorneys have been ranked in this year's Chambers USA 2024 Guide. Among the rankings, the firm has been recognized in the areas of Insurance and Real Estate: Finance in Pennsylvania, and Construction in Maryland.

Chambers recognized Tim Davis, Managing Partner of the Firm, and Nancy Frantz, Chair of the Real Estate Finance Group, both of whom were recognized for Real Estate: Finance. Chambers also ranked Steven Coury, Managing Partner of the Stamford, CT Office, for Real Estate, as well as Randy Maniloff, Partner, and Patricia Santelle, Chair Emeritus/Former Managing Partner and Chair of the Executive Committee, for Insurance. David Marion, Senior Counsel and Chambers’ Senior Statespeople (22-years ranked) was recognized for Litigation: General Commercial. Partner David Gilliss, Managing Partner of the Maryland office, was recognized for Construction and Amy Vulpio, Co-Chair of the Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy Practice, was recognized for Bankruptcy/Restructuring.

In one review of Tim Davis, a client described, "He's been around a long time; he's seen it all and has an instinctive feel for getting to the right outcome." Davis has been listed for the past four years and was described by Chambers as, “experienced in representing clients, including insurance companies, banks and investments funds, in a wide variety of real estate finance transactions.”

Regarding reviews of the Pennsylvania Real Estate: Finance practice, several clients listed strengths such as "White and Williams is very strong with its response time. They are always prepared." It was also said that "The team is very commercial and able to find solutions to complex legal issues."

Patricia Santelle, who has been listed for the past nine years, received high accolades from clients, "Patti is smart and strategic. I adore her.” Santelle was also mentioned by Chambers as “highly regarded for her representation of insurance companies in an array of coverage disputes relating to environmental claims and toxic torts, among others.” Randy Maniloff, a Partner in the Insurance Practice, also had strong client comments: "He's really smart and a delight to speak with,” and "He's on top of everything."

When asked about their experience working with White and Williams’ Insurance Practice, one client said “White and Williams is one of our true partners. I really enjoy working with them."

David Gilliss, Managing Partner of the Maryland office, has been listed for four consecutive years, receiving several accolades for his work of more than 30 years as an attorney focused on surety and fidelity claims. He was acknowledged by a client as, “great to work with,” and having “a deep understanding of the issues and challenges facing surety clients."

White and Williams’ high rankings in Chambers USA guide for 2024 is a reminder of the Firm’s excellence, commitment to clients and continued growth and success in many practice areas, including rankings for insurance for the tenth year, real estate finance for the fourth year, and construction for the second year.

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