White & Williams Elects Santelle As 1st Female Chair

Law360, Philadelphia (December 9, 2013, 6:14 PM EST) -- Philadelphia-based White and Williams LLP said Monday that it had elected Patricia Santelle to serve as managing partner and executive committee chair, making her the first woman to lead the firm in its nearly 115-year history.

Santelle’s election comes less than a month after the sudden death of former White and Williams managing partner Guy Cellucci, and the firm said that her three-year term began immediately.

“It is with mixed emotions that I take on this role. In the face of such tragic circumstances, I am...
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