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Mr. William R. Firth, III

Gibbons P.C.
Regular Member
1700 Two Logan Square
18th & Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-446-6236

Law School: Villanova (2001)
Foreign Languages: German

Practice Areas:

William R. Firth, III focuses his practice on business and commercial litigation. Mr. Firth’s litigation experience includes a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters, including civil RICO, business tort, professional malpractice, breach of contract, and international business litigation matters. Mr. Firth also has significant experience representing manufacturing, transportation, retail and telecommunications companies, institutional lenders, investors, suppliers and commercial landlords in various bankruptcy matters, including bankruptcy litigation, transactions with bankruptcy estates, bankruptcy asset purchases, bankruptcy fraud, asset recovery litigation and asset based lending matters.

Mr. Firth is an active member of the Delaware bar and has represented clients in various matters before the state and federal courts of Delaware relating to issues and transactions involving Delaware law. Mr. Firth is the managing attorney of the firm's Wilmington, Delaware office.

Prior to joining Gibbons, Mr. Firth practiced in the Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware offices of a national Philadelphia-based law firm where he represented clients in various bankruptcy litigation matters and in the Philadelphia office of an international law firm where he represented foreign clients in various domestic and international commercial litigation matters.

Mr. Firth is active in various civic organizations in Philadelphia. He currently serves as a board member of the Philadelphia Young Republican Federation and has served as election counsel in state and federal election campaigns. Mr. Firth is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government and is a former law clerk for United States Senator Arlen Specter.

Villanova University School of Law (J.D.)

University of Pennsylvania (M.G.A.)

Villanova University (B.A.)

Professional Admissions
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State of New Jersey

State of Delaware

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

United States District Court for the District of Delaware

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Professional Activities
Philadelphia Bar Association (Business Law Section)

Delaware State Bar Association

Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference

American Bankruptcy Institute

International Visitors Council of Philadelphia

Advisory Board Member, InstaMed Communications, Inc.

Board Member, Philadelphia Federation of Young Republicans

"Can Interim Counsel Fees Be Subject to Disgorgement?," The Legal Intelligencer, January 2005

"Representing the Asset Purchaser in Chapter 11," Pennsylvania Bar Institute, March 2004

Quoted in "Newark’s Gibbons Opens Office in Wilmington, Del.," New Jersey Law Journal, October 29, 2007

Judicial Clerkship(s)
Law clerk to Senator Arlen Specter, United States Senate, Washington, D.C., 1999

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