Our Attorneys:

William G. Merchant

Bill focuses on civil litigation including real estate, banking, commercial and business disputes, insurance and personal injury.

Bill’s integrity, professionalism and diverse experience allow him to be an effective advocate for the Firm’s clients.  His practice has been exclusively devoted to civil litigation, where he has concentrated in the areas of real estate, tax assessment, commercial disputes, and personal injury.  He has been responsible for the planning and presentation of Seminar Programs to Papernick & Gefsky’s clients and he is a frequent lecturer to business organizations and Chambers of Commerce regarding litigation avoidance.

Bill has actively served his profession and community through his previous service as Chairman of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s “Committee on Professionalism”; Chairman of the Board of the Monroeville Area Chamber of Commerce; President of Rotary Club of Norwin; and recipient of the Catholic Charities “Humanitarian Award”.

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Memberships & Recognition

  • Member Duquesne Law Review, 1977-1978
  • Member: Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Recognized as Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Listed in Best Lawyers inAmerica
  • Member: American Bar Association; Pennsylvania Bar Association; and Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Chamber and Rotary