William J. Mundy

William J. Mundy

William J. Mundy

William J. Mundy brought his well-established healthcare group to Burns White in 2007. He is a Member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Co-chair of its Healthcare and Long-Term Care Group. Mr. Mundy’s practice is focused on the representation of long-term healthcare providers and the defense of medical malpractice and professional liability claims.

Mr. Mundy has written several articles on long-term care litigation, including “Scampone v. Grane: Changing the Landscape for Nursing Home Litigation,” The Legal Intelligencer, January 25, 2011; “Arbitration Agreements in Long-Term Care: The Impact of the Federal Arbitration Act and U.S. Supreme Court Opinions,” New Jersey Law Journal, March 26, 2012; and “Health Care REITs: Increased Revenue, Increased Risk,” The Legal Intelligencer, March 17, 2015.

Mr. Mundy is a frequent guest speaker for a number of professional organizations and private industry groups, lecturing locally and nationally on issues in long-term healthcare. In addition, he has appeared on several law and news programs, including The American Law Journal and It’s Your Call with Lynn Doyle to discuss issues critical to the long-term care industry.

In 2009, Mr. Mundy was designated as the Defense Bar Liaison Counsel for the Philadelphia County Nursing Home Litigation Program. He serves as co-counsel for the Pennsylvania Health Care Association (PHCA)/Center for Assisted Living Management’s Tort Liability Committee, assisting with policy and legislative initiatives in support of the healthcare industry in Pennsylvania. Mr. Mundy is also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Elder Law Committee and the PHCA’s Long-Term Care Specialty Council.

In 2002, Mr. Mundy was recognized by The Legal Intelligencer and the Pennsylvania Law Weekly in the inaugural publication “50 on the Fast Track” — a listing of the top 50 young attorneys in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. For eight years, he has been named a Super Lawyer in the annual Philadelphia Magazine review. He is also “AV®” rated by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating given for legal ability and professional ethics.

Mr. Mundy previously served on the board of the Delaware County chapter of the American Red Cross, as well as several of its planning and fundraising committees.

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Areas of Law

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Long-Term Care Litigation
  • Healthcare Regulation
  • Litigation


  • Villanova University (J.D., 1989)
  • The Pennsylvania State University (B.A., 1986)

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania


  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Defense Institute
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Pennsylvania Health Care Association


  • Selected for inclusion on the 2005-2013, 2017 and 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® lists
  • AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 peer rated in Martindale-Hubbell
  • PBI – Fundamentals of Civil Practice Series, Philadelphia, PA, Live Webcast, Aug. 17, 2016
  • The Guardian Foundation, 12th Annual Risk Management Conference – Hiring and Retention Practices in LTC, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, April 13, 2016
  • ACI – Defending LTC Litigation: Developing Strategies to Combat the Plaintiffs Bars’ Latest and Most Aggressive Maneuvers, Miami, FL, Jan. 20, 2016
  • PBI – Current Issues in Nursing Home Litigation, Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 7, 2015 DRI Nursing Home/ALF Litigation- Winning the Punitive Damage War, Las Vegas, NV, Sept. 11, 2015
  • The Guardian Foundation, 11th Annual Risk Management Conference, Manage Your Risk or Manage the Lawsuit, April 14, 2015
  • LTC Conference – Defending the Assisted Living Facility , Miami, FL, Jan. 29, 2015
  • Implementation of the Pa Apology Legislation, Webinar, October 10, 2014 DRI Conference – A verdict in the Balance: Mock Deposition, Chicago, IL, Sept. 18, 2014
  • Fundamentals of Pennsylvania Civil Practice & Procedure, Philadelphia, PA, Aug. 19, 2014
  • LTC Conference – Keeping Surveys out of Evidence, Miami, FL, Jan. 28, 2014 Implications of PA Apology Legislation, PHCA Webinar, Dec. 16, 2013
  • Nursing Home Litigation, Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 13, 2013
  • Lights Camera, Evidence! (Encore), Philadelphia, PA, Aug. 27, 2013
  • LTC Regulatory Boot Camp – Dealing with RACs and ZPICs – Chicago, IL, July 30, 2013
  • Navigating Anti-Kickback Statutes, Orlando, FL, April 30, 2013
  • LTC Risk Management Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, April 9, 2013
  • Lights Camera, Evidence!, Philadelphia, PA, April 4, 2013 Defending the Nursing Home Case – Judicial Roundtable, Miami, FL, Jan. 22-23, 2013
  • Negligence in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 11, 2012
  • Fundamentals of Pennsylvania Civil Practice & Procedure, Philadelphia, PA, Aug. 8, 2012
  • LTC Regulatory Boot Camp – Chicago, IL, July 24-25, 2012
  • Civil Court Judicial Forum, Harrisburg, Pa , April 27, 2012
  • Preventing Costly Litigation and Strengthening the Provider Defense, Miami, FL, Feb. 1, 2012
  • Long-Term Care Litigation, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 2, 2011
  • Fundamentals of Pennsylvania Civil Practice & Procedure, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, July 27, 2011
  • Advanced Expert Witness Tactics, Philadelphia, PA, April 29, 2011 Defending Against the Punitive Damage Claim, ACI Conference, Miami, FL, April 4, 2011
  • Denied Coverage – What a Risk Manager Should Know – ASHRM Conference, Tampa, FL, Oct. 15, 2010 Post Trial Motions and Preserving The Record, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 12, 2010
  • Fundamentals of Pennsylvania Civil Practice & Procedure, Feb. 4, 2010, Feb. 23, 2010
  • Long-Term Care Risk Evaluation in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, Richmond, VA, Oct. 27, 2009
  • Nursing Home Risk Management Symposium – Mock Deposition, Harrisburg, PA, Oct. 21, 2009 2009
  • Risk Management Conference – Mock Deposition, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, April 28, 2009
  • The Paralegal’s Guide to Proficient Medical Records Translation, Harrisburg, PA, Jan. 22, 2009
  • Negligence in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities, Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 4, 2008; Pittsburgh, PA, Dec. 11, 2008
  • Winning Your First Civil Trial, New Brunswick, NJ, Nov. 12, 2008
  • Fundamentals of Civil Practice, Philadelphia, PA, Aug. 6, 2008; Mechanicsburg, PA, Aug. 12, 2008
  • Appellate Advocacy, Philadelphia, PA, Feb. 6, 2007
  • Long-Term Care Roundtable: The Morning After: Disaster Claim Handling, New Orleans, LA, March 6, 2007
  • Taking and Presenting the Long-Term Care Case, Philadelphia, PA, Feb. 23, 2007
  • PANFA – Defensive Documentation in Health Care, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 4, 2006
  • Health Law Institute: Land Mines in Long Term Care, Philadelphia, PA, March 16, 2006
  • Advanced Civil Practice – Remedies Other Than Damages, Philadelphia, PA, Feb. 15, 2006; Mechanicsburg, Feb. 23, 2006
  • Changes in PA Regulations for Personal Care/Assisted Living, Mechanicsburg, PA, Nov. 17, 2005
  • Pennsylvania Civil Practice & Procedure, Harrisburg, PA, July 20, 2005
  • ATLA-NJ Nursing Home Negligence – Defense Perspective, Edison, NJ, Dec. 4, 2004
  • Taking and Defending Depositions, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 3, 2004
  • Tort Law Update – Current Issues in Nursing Home Litigation, Atlantic City, NJ, Aug. 19, 2004
  • Care Provider Roundtable – How to Avoid Liability, Wynnewood, PA, April 15, 2004
  • Nursing Home Negligence, Mechanicsburg, PA, Nov. 13, 2003, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 20, 2003
  • Tort Law Update – Long-Term Care Litigation, Atlantic City, NJ, Aug. 21, 2003
  • Personal Injury Institute – Current Issues in Nursing Home Litigation, Philadelphia, PA, July 31, 2003
  • Fundamentals of Pennsylvania Civil Practice & Procedure, Philadelphia, PA, June 6, 2003; Mechanicsburg, PA, June 24, 2003
  • Nursing Home Litigation, Philadelphia, PA, March 1, 2002; Las Vegas, NV, Sept. 23, 2002

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