White and Williams is pleased to announce the addition of Linda Perkins as Counsel in the Philadelphia office. A former Philadelphia Assistant District Attorney, Linda focuses on complex civil and commercial litigation.
Linda is a seasoned litigator who represents clients in matters involving internal corporate investigations, malfeasance and fraud, cyber law and data protection, white collar defense, officer and board accountability and governance, and grand jury investigations. In addition, Linda has experience in e-discovery, including negotiations with the federal government involving subpoenas for corporate or business materials and electronically stored information.
Linda gained significant experience in appellate practice and criminal trials and investigations while serving more than 20 years as an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia. For 12 years, Linda was Chief of the District Attorney’s Insurance Fraud Unit, where she led a team of attorneys and investigators, handling over 2,000 investigations and over 1,000 prosecutions for insurance fraud and related offenses. She was also involved in homicide prosecutions, death penalty litigation and sexual assault cases. Most recently, Linda practiced civil litigation at Archer Law.
“We are excited to welcome Linda to the firm,” said Managing Partner, Patti Santelle. “She has an impressive background as an Assistant District Attorney, including experience handling complex matters involving insurance fraud and investigations as well as appellate practice. This experience, coupled with her trial prowess, will greatly strengthen our already deep bench of litigators.”
Outside of her practice, Linda is an active community member. Since 2013, Linda has served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Drueding Center, a nonprofit affiliate of Holy Redeemer Health System, which provides transitional housing and comprehensive support services for homeless women and children in Philadelphia. In November 2016, she was appointed Chair of the Quality and Performance Committee and will also serve on the Board’s Executive Committee.