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Jul 17 2018

Burns White Recognized as Civil Defense Law Firm of the Year

The Pennsylvania Defense Institute (PDI) named Burns White the Civil Defense Law Firm of the Year. The award was presented on July 12th at the 2018 PDI Annual Conference, and recognizes Burns White as the top civil defense firm that "best exemplifies the qualities of professionalism, dedication to the practice of law, promotion of the highest ideals of justice in the community and has a demonstrated commitment to PDI and its members."

The Pennsylvania Defense Institute is one of the largest organizations of its kind in the United States. Founded in 1969, it now boasts a membership of approximately 600 lawyers, executives of insurance companies, self-insurers, and independent adjusters from across the state. Burns White attorneys Brian Kane, Joe Macerelli, and Dan Twilla are active participants in this important organization.

Featured Attorney

Mary-Jo Rebelo is a partner in and Co-Chair of Burns White’s Employment Practices Liability group. She is also a senior member of the firm’s Business Practices and Litigation groups.

Burns White Attorneys Products Liability

Featured Practice Group

Attorneys of the Burns White Mass Tort and Toxic Tort Practice Group possess significant experience across multistate jurisdictions, leading a number of clients to name Burns White as their national coordinating counsel.

National Recognition

In the 2018 U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” survey, we earned 13 rankings, including a national first-tier ranking in railroad law for the eight year.

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