William W. Keffer


William W. Keffer is the co-chair of the Business Succession Planning Practice 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.

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.

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Selected Speaking Engagements
Selected Publications
Community Involvement
  • Trustee, Camp Tecumseh
  • Board of Directors, Police Athletic League of Philadelphia
  • Former Member of the Board of Directors, Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)

Law School

  • Widener University School of Law

Undergraduate School

  • Denison University