Williams & Connolly is pleased to announce the appointment of partner Craig D. Singer as Co-Chair of the firm’s Law Firm Defense practice group. Craig will be joining Meg Keeley as a leader of the group.
Craig has represented numerous lawyers and law firms, including some of the nation’s largest firms, in federal and state courts, government investigations, and arbitration proceedings in many jurisdictions around the country. Craig is the author of Professionals, Firms, and Fraud: Defending Professionals Against Liability For Client Fraud, which was published by the ABA in 2015. Craig was elected by the D.C. Bar Board of Governors to serve as a member of the D.C. Bar Legal Ethics Committee, which issues formal opinions on questions arising under the D.C. Rules of Professional Conduct. Craig is also a member of the TriBar Opinion Committee, which prepares influential reports on legal opinion practice, and a member of the board of the Working Group on Legal Opinions, which provides a national forum for the discussion of important issues relating to closing opinions.
Williams & Connolly has defended lawyers and law firms for more than 40 years. During this time, more than 100 law firms have trusted us to defend them in professional liability matters, including over 50 Am Law 100 firms. The firm’s experience defending lawyers, law firms, and their insurers includes almost every conceivable type of case, including allegations of malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty, violation of banking laws, fraud, and discrimination laws. Today, more than 25 Williams & Connolly partners devote a substantial portion of their practice to litigating legal malpractice cases and related law firm defense work.