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White and Williams LLP
Main Office: 1650 Market Street, One Liberty Place, Suite 1800 | Philadelphia | PA | 19103-7395
Phone: 215-864-7000 | Fax: 215-864-7123

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Reviewed on September 09, 2017

Figure out what it takes to motivate individuals to want to stay with the firm for longer periods. Promoting people from within motivates them and saves the firm money and effort in the long run.

The environment tends to be pleasant - you feel like you are being assessed on the quality of your work instead of how connected or experienced you are. Partners are mostly pleasant to work with and the firm has a good reputation as a conservative and skilled firm.

Pay is not great relative to the required billable hours. Advancement potential seems limited. There seems to be a general feeling among lower-ranking individuals that this firm is simply a ""stepping-stone"" to something better, and thus, many don't feel the need to go beyond the minimum requirements.

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Founded in 1899, White and Williams LLP is a global-reaching, multi-practice law firm with over 240 lawyers in ten offices. Clients include Fortune 500 and insurance companies, large corporations, and financial institutions as well as mid-market and small businesses, institutions of higher education and individuals. Our lawyers handle a wide array of complex litigation, regulatory matters and transactions. White and Williams has a history of excellent client service and success in the courtroom. Our lawyers have earned national recognition for their trial prowess representing clients in high-stakes, complex litigation in both federal and state courts. White and Williams litigators represent clients in both corporate and commercial disputes including shareholder disputes, professional liability and healthcare as well as class actions, intellectual property, insurance subrogation, insurance coverage, reinsurance, product liability and toxic torts.

Practice Areas

White and Williams LLP practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

Pro bono

White and Williams has a long, proud history of leadership in the provision of pro bono services and community-related services. Our lawyers are honored to lend a helping hand by dedicating their time and resources to charitable and public interest causes. They provide thousands of hours of free legal services annually to individuals and non-profit organizations, for a variety of causes, including access to public benefits, asylum, child advocacy, civil rights, homelessness, international human rights, landlord-tenant matters, protecting the rights of senior citizens, special education and veterans' affairs. Our lawyers believe that everyone should have equal access to legal representation and they approach their pro bono efforts with the same commitment, care and energy as work they do for the firm's paying clients.

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White and Williams LLP Awards and Recognitions Write a review

Historian, Author and NBC News Analyst Doris Kearns Goodwin accepted White and Williams' 2007 Virginia Barton Wallace Award

White and Williams Receives 2013 Vision Award

Gale White Receives 2009 Franklin Award

David R. Zaslow Receives the F. Karl Schauffele Community Service Award From the Main Line Chamber of Commerce

Wesley Payne Receives Multicultural Leadership Award

Joseph Foster Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Platte B. Moring, III Receives VERA Award for Volunteer Service

Ed Beitz Receives Award from the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel

Wes Payne and Sophia Lee Accept Diversity Award on Behalf of Philadelphia Diversity Law Group

Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Accepts the Virginia Barton Wallace Award

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Diversity among our lawyers and staff broadens, strengthens and enriches our firm. It creates a work environment of inclusion, respect and learning. This environment in turn benefits our clients because we are able to draw on numerous viewpoints to offer valuable and creative approaches to the matters we handle.

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