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William H. White Jr.
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Partner
Washington, DC Office
1233 20th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20036

Tel:  (202) 712-7000
Fax:  (202) 712-7100
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William H. White Jr. is a Partner in the Washington, D.C. office and has a broad range of experience in a variety of practice areas, but he is especially skilled in managing complex, multiparty lawsuits and in using jurisdictional, venue and other procedural mechanisms to ensure that cases are litigated in the most appropriate forum. Mr. White has been recognized as a Top Rated Lawyer in Washington, D.C. by Lexis Nexis Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. White began practicing law in Florida and, while he has devoted more time to his practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia in recent years, he maintains active bar status in Florida and New Jersey.  Mr. White has also actively litigated matters around the country as pro hac vice counsel, including cases in state and federal courts in New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Ohio, Missouri, Tennessee, North Carolina, Louisiana, Texas, Nevada, California, Arizona, Virginia and Washington.  Mr. White has also handled numerous appeals in both state and federal appeals courts.

Mr. White is experienced in contract, insurance and other commercial matters, as well as in personal injury, professional errors and omissions and professional malpractice.  He has defended numerous attorney malpractice claims as well as construction defect claims against architects and engineers.  Mr. White is also experienced in large-scale products liability and negligence cases, particularly in situations where the alleged wrongdoing affects multiple customers or otherwise implicates a company’s overall way of doing business.  He has defended a large cheese producer in a series of food-borne illness suits and a large dialysis service provider in a series of matters questioning the quality of the services provided, among other matters. 

Recent notable matters include representing an insurer of a developer of a mixed use development involving a substantial environmental remediation, and defending a hotelier from claims involving injuries at an overseas hotel.

Mr. White is a court-appointed mediator for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, and he also mediates cases privately for parties.  Mr. White is fluent in Spanish and often assists in communicating with both factual and expert witnesses with respect to their involvement in the case.

  

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Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Florida Bar
  • Defense Research Institute
  • CLM

Other Experience

  • Fluent in Spanish

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1996, cum laude
  • Georgetown University, B.A., 1992

Bar and Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Florida
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
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