William W. Keffer
Philadelphia Office

1735 Market Street
21st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103-7505

P: 215-772-7505
F: 215-772-7620


William W. Keffer is the co-chairman of the Business Succession Planning group. He serves as outside general counsel to nonprofit and for-profit companies in connection with their general operations, structure, governance, compliance, mergers, acquisitions and succession planning. Bill represents a number of family owned and nonprofit businesses involved in the fields of education, camping and athletics. He has extensive experience handling all types of real estate matters, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, financings and also all types of liquor licensing matters. Bill also represents corporate trustees and foundations in all aspects of their operations and he counsels individuals and families in connection with their estate planning and estate administration.

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

Community Involvement

  • Member of the Rose Valley Borough Zoning Hearing Board
  • Trustee of Camp Tecumseh, a boy’s camp located in Center Harbor, N.H.
  • Member of the board of directors of the Police Athletic League of Philadelphia
  • Former member of the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
  • Soccer coach in the Nether Providence Athletic Association

Academic Achievements

Bill received a J.D. degree from Widener University School of Law in 1994 where he served as a staff articles advisor of the law review, The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law. He graduated from Denison University with a B.A. degree in History and minor in Spanish in 1988.