Lawyers

Lawyer photo

William C. Mills

Partner

(215) 717-4032
E-mail   |   vCard

Philadelphia
One Commerce Square
2005 Market Street
Suite 2900
Philadelphia, PA 19103


New Jersey
18 Columbia Turnpike
Suite 220
Florham Park, NJ 07932


Pittsburgh
707 Grant Street
Suite 3800
Pittsburgh, PA 15219


Wheeling
1025 Main Street
Suite 638
Wheeling, WV 26003


Education

J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, 1992

B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 1989

Bill Mills is a partner in the Philadelphia office of Gordon & Rees.  Mr. Mills advises and represents a variety of entities in a wide array of complex construction matters involving industrial projects, such as oil and gas, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, biotech, and power facilities, in both the United States and abroad.  He has also represented clients in major commercial, multi-family residential, and government projects throughout the U.S.  Mr. Mills’ experience also includes assisting corporate clients with claims of occupational exposure to asbestos, silica, pesticides, lead, industrial adhesives and solvents, paints, welding fumes, and other substances with a particular emphasis on products used in the construction industry and in industrial settings. 
 
In addition, Mr. Mills acts as national trial and coordinating counsel for a wide variety of companies with respect to complex product liability and toxic tort litigation.  In his role as national counsel, he coordinates and supervises attorneys in multiple jurisdictions to ensure consistent and cost-effective defense of serial litigation involving various products.
 
Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Mr. Mills was a partner with Weber Gallagher, where he chaired the Product Liability Group.  Mr. Mills also spent several years as Senior Counsel-Americas at Aker-Kvaerner (now Aker Solutions), an international Anglo-Norwegian industrial contracting company.  While at Aker-Kvaerner, Mr. Mills managed all litigation for the engineering, technology, and construction division, which had $2 billion in sales and 9,000 employees in 30 countries.  He also served as General Counsel for the residential construction division, which developed numerous communities throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

Admissions

Pennsylvania
New Jersey
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. Supreme Court

Community Involvement

Mr. Mills is active in his community and has served on the board of directors of his local Rotary Club as well as his local YMCA where he chaired the Partner with Youth Campaign to raise funds for youth sports programs.

*Not admitted to practice in West Virginia

Lawyer photo

Contact

(215) 717-4032

wmills@grsm.com


Offices

Philadelphia

New Jersey

Pittsburgh

Wheeling

Education

J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, 1992

B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 1989

William C. Mills

Partner

Practices

Biography
Bill Mills is a partner in the Philadelphia office of Gordon & Rees.  Mr. Mills advises and represents a variety of entities in a wide array of complex construction matters involving industrial projects, such as oil and gas, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, biotech, and power facilities, in both the United States and abroad.  He has also represented clients in major commercial, multi-family residential, and government projects throughout the U.S.  Mr. Mills’ experience also includes assisting corporate clients with claims of occupational exposure to asbestos, silica, pesticides, lead, industrial adhesives and solvents, paints, welding fumes, and other substances with a particular emphasis on products used in the construction industry and in industrial settings. 
 
In addition, Mr. Mills acts as national trial and coordinating counsel for a wide variety of companies with respect to complex product liability and toxic tort litigation.  In his role as national counsel, he coordinates and supervises attorneys in multiple jurisdictions to ensure consistent and cost-effective defense of serial litigation involving various products.
 
Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Mr. Mills was a partner with Weber Gallagher, where he chaired the Product Liability Group.  Mr. Mills also spent several years as Senior Counsel-Americas at Aker-Kvaerner (now Aker Solutions), an international Anglo-Norwegian industrial contracting company.  While at Aker-Kvaerner, Mr. Mills managed all litigation for the engineering, technology, and construction division, which had $2 billion in sales and 9,000 employees in 30 countries.  He also served as General Counsel for the residential construction division, which developed numerous communities throughout the mid-Atlantic region.
Experience
Publications & Presentations
Meet Me

Admissions

Pennsylvania
New Jersey
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. Supreme Court

Community Involvement

Mr. Mills is active in his community and has served on the board of directors of his local Rotary Club as well as his local YMCA where he chaired the Partner with Youth Campaign to raise funds for youth sports programs.

*Not admitted to practice in West Virginia

Loading...