Burns White takes a business approach to legal services.

We believe that our work represents our clients’ investment in us. Our goal is to help maximize the return.

Ruth R. Wessel

Featured Attorney

With a practice focused on medical malpractice defense, Member Ruth Wessel has more than 30 years of experience defending hospitals, physicians, and other hospital staff in complex malpractice claims.

Burns White Attorneys Trucking Law

Featured Practice Group

We draw from our significant trucking industry knowledge and experience — both inside and outside the courtroom — to help clients navigate the complex legal and regulatory environment and manage risk.

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National Recognition

In the 2017 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 seventh year.

Client Feedback Program

Opinions matter. Your opinion matters most.

At Burns White, the feedback we receive from our clients about the services we provide is the key to developing a true partnership between our clients and our team. When you become a client of the firm, your opinion guides us to better understand your needs and maximize the value we provide you.




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Dec 19 2016

Burns White promotes six attorneys to membership status

Burns White LLC is pleased to announce the promotion of six attorneys to Member, effective Jan. 1, 2017. These attorneys, who are based out of offices in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Cherry Hill, N.J., have practices spanning bankruptcy, commercial, health care and long-term care, workers’ compensation, professional liability and insurance litigation.
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