Awards & Distinctions

‘AV’ Rating – Martindale-Hubbell
The national law firm directory issued Gibley and McWilliams, PC a rating of “AV,” the highest available to law firms.

Go-To Law Firm of the World’s Leading Companies – Litigation
For three consecutive years, Gibley and McWilliams, PC was named to FORTUNE’s list of “The Go-To Law Firms of the World’s Leading Companies” for Litigation. Fortune 500 companies are invited to nominate law firms for consideration and less than 1% of all law firms in the U.S. and abroad earn the prestigious distinction.

‘BV’ Distinguished Rating – Martindale-Hubbell
Frank W. Baer and Speros John Kokonos have received a “BV” Distinguished Rating from Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review.

Founding partners Joseph W. Gibley and W. Kelly McWilliams are Fellows in The Academy of Advocacy.

Joseph W. Gibley is a Faculty Member for a Pennsylvania Bar Institute continuing legal education seminar on deposing witnesses and a Course Planner for Continuing Legal Education with the Philadelphia Bar Education Center.

Speros John Kokonos is a Member of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute.

Frank W. Baer is Chairman, Arbitration Panels, Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County.

Susan J. Wall leads training seminars on retail and premises liability issues for major retail clients and is an Arbitrator in Pennsylvania State and Federal Courts.

Pamela J. Devine conceived of and spearheaded Malvern, PA’s “Save-the-Day 5K” events, which galvanized the community to offer support for local families in crisis in 2007, 2008 and 2009.

Speros John Kokonos served the South Media (PA) Fire Company for nine years. The former
Chief of Fire Operations and Member of the Board of Directors was named Firefighter of the Year in 2003, 2004, 2006.