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William J. Donovan
William J. Donovan joined the law firm of Burns White in 1994 in the firm's Pittsburgh office and is a Member of the Firm's Litigation Department. Mr. Donovan focuses his practice in the areas of products liability, toxic tort, insurance defense litigation and work before the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. He acts as National Coordinating Counsel for a major wire and cable manufacturing company. In addition, he has practiced in the area of railroad defense litigation.
Prior to joining Burns White, Mr. Donovan worked as an accountant and senior internal audit supervisor for major corporations. His audit work focused in the area of operational review of corporate accounting and manufacturing control systems.
Mr. Donovan received his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Duquesne University and received his Juris Doctor from the Duquesne University School of Law.
Mr. Donovan is a member of the American, Pennsylvania and Allegheny County bar associations. He is admitted to practice in the courts of Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia and before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. He is past President of the Board of Directors of the Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association and current member of the Greater Pennsylvania Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.
Areas of Law
Duquesne University School of Law (J.D., 1994)
Duquesne University (B.S., 1980)
Bar and Court Admissions
United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
American Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Allegheny Bar Association
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