Burns White adds new partner with energy and professional liability practice to Wheeling office

Feb 1, 2017 | News

WHEELING W.V., Feb. 1, 2017 — Burns White announced the addition of experienced trial attorney and litigator Phillip T. Glyptis as a Member of its Wheeling office. His practice is focused on energy, professional liability and employment-related litigation.

Prior to joining Burns White, Mr. Glyptis was a Member at the international law firm, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, where he handled complex litigation.

“Phillip’s diverse practice is an excellent complement to our core service areas in Wheeling,” said Anthony C. Sunseri, Managing Member of the Wheeling office. “He will be a great asset to our clients, and we are pleased to have him on our team.”

Mr. Glyptis felt that Burns White offered the best platform to serve his clients, especially those in the energy and healthcare industries, efficiently and effectively. “I am thrilled to join a phenomenal team of attorneys who are known for their zealous representation of their clients, for offering sound legal advice and the kind of creative, informed, personal and business-focused counsel that clients value,” he said.

Mr. Glyptis brings more than 13 years of diverse complex litigation experience representing energy and healthcare clients before state and federal courts in West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania. His energy practice involves the defense of an array of energy clients— from midstream companies through operators— in a wide range of matters, including lease litigation, premises liability, class action royalty lawsuits and wrongful death actions. In addition, Mr. Glyptis defends physicians, nurses, long-term care facilities, hospitals and other healthcare providers in medical malpractice litigation. He also has experience in commercial litigation, products liability, employment liability, workplace liability and insurance matters.