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

Education

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

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Memberships

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

Honors/Awards

  • A ten-time selection for the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®
  • AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 peer rated in Martindale-Hubbell
  • PBI – Nursing Home Litigation in the Age of COVID, March 2021
  • HCANJ-COVID-19 Lawsuits – What to Expect and How to Prepare – November 2020
  • PHCA – COVID-19 Lawsuits – What to Expect and How to Prepare –October 2020
  • ACI – Anatomy of a COVID Lawsuit, August,2020Pennsylvania Medical Society, February 2019
  • Guardian Foundation Annual Risk Management Conference, April 2019
  • DRI Nursing Home/ALF Litigation Seminar, New Orleans, LA, September 13-14, 2018
  • HCANJ Symposium – The Facility Assessment Tool, March 2018
  • Guardian Foundation Annual Risk Management Conference, April 2018
  • HCANJ – Defensive Documentation October, 2017
  • PBI – Fundamentals of Civil Practice Series, Live Webcast, August 2016
  • The Guardian Foundation, 12th Annual Risk Management Conference – Hiring and Retention Practices in LTC, April 2016
  • ACI – Defending LTC Litigation: Developing Strategies to Combat the Plaintiffs Bars’ Latest and Most Aggressive Maneuvers, January 2016
  • PBI – Current Issues in Nursing Home Litigation, Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 7, 2015
  • DRI Nursing Home/ALF Litigation- Winning the Punitive Damage War, September 2015
  • The Guardian Foundation, 11th Annual Risk Management Conference, Manage Your Risk or Manage the Lawsuit, April 2015
  • LTC Conference – Defending the Assisted Living Facility, January 2015
  • Implementation of the PA Apology Legislation, Webinar, October 2014
  • DRI Conference – A verdict in the Balance: Mock Deposition, September 2014
  • Fundamentals of Pennsylvania Civil Practice & Procedure, August 2014
  • LTC Conference – Keeping Surveys out of Evidence, January 2014
  • Implications of PA Apology Legislation, PHCA, Webinar, December 2013
  • Nursing Home Litigation, December 2013
  • Lights Camera, Evidence! (Encore), August 2013
  • LTC Regulatory Boot Camp – Dealing with RACs and ZPICs, July 2013
  • Navigating Anti-Kickback Statutes, April 2013
  • LTC Risk Management Conference, April 2013
  • Lights Camera, Evidence!, April 2013
  • Defending the Nursing Home Case – Judicial Roundtable, January 2013
  • Negligence in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities, November 2012
  • Fundamentals of Pennsylvania Civil Practice & Procedure, August 2012
  • LTC Regulatory Boot Camp, July 2012
  • Civil Court Judicial Forum, April 2012
  • Preventing Costly Litigation and Strengthening the Provider Defense, February 2012
  • Long-Term Care Litigation, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, December 2011
  • Fundamentals of Pennsylvania Civil Practice & Procedure, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, July 2011
  • Advanced Expert Witness Tactics, April 29, 2011
  • Defending Against the Punitive Damage Claim, ACI Conference, April 2011
  • Denied Coverage – What a Risk Manager Should Know – ASHRM Conference, October 2010
  • Post Trial Motions and Preserving The Record, October 2010
  • Fundamentals of Pennsylvania Civil Practice & Procedure, February 2010
  • Long-Term Care Risk Evaluation in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, October 2009
  • Nursing Home Risk Management Symposium – Mock Deposition, October 2009
  • Risk Management Conference – Mock Deposition, April 2009
  • The Paralegal’s Guide to Proficient Medical Records Translation, January 2009
  • Negligence in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities, December 2008
  • Winning Your First Civil Trial, November 2008
  • Fundamentals of Civil Practice, August 2008
  • Appellate Advocacy, February 2007

484-567-5720
wjmundy@burnswhite.com

1001 Conshohocken State Road, STE 1-515
West Conshohocken, PA 19428

 

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