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William Price

William C. Price

Adjunct Professor of Law
wprice@thorpreed.com

William Price is a Member at Clark Hill PLC and a member of the firm’s Banking & Finance Practice Group. Mr. Price focuses his practice on representing secured lenders in workouts, various parties in insolvency matters and general counsel to private equity funds in the distressed marketplace. 

Mr. Price previously served as Chair of the Allegheny County Bar Association's (ACBA) Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section Council. He was selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers – Rising Stars Editions in each year since 2010. Martindale-Hubbell has given Mr. Price an "AV Preeminent" Peer Review Rating.

Mr. Price is an active member of Western Pennsylvania's non-profit and philanthropic communities, where he serves as a volunteer and Board member on behalf of multiple organizations. Most recently, the Allegheny County Executive and Council appointed Mr. Price to serve as a Commissioner on the Allegheny County Human Relations Commission.

Education
Degree: 
JD, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2003
Degree: 
BS/BA, University of Pittsburgh College of Business Administration, 1998

Selected Publications

  • "The Past, Present & Future of the Energy Market," Turnaround Management Association, October 2015.

  • "CROs, Receiverships and Turnarounds: The Business Perspective," Allegheny County Bar Association, December 2014.

  • "Purchasing Commercial Properties in Foreclosure/Bankruptcy," NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Pittsburgh, December 2013.

  • "A Paradigm Shift Toward Technology in Ch. 11," Law360.com, August 2013.

  • "Everything You Wanted To Know About Bankruptcy, But Were Really Afraid to Ask," Western Pennsylvania Association of Corporate Counsel seminar, April 2013.

  • "Lawyers Work With Ozanam to Give Kids Basketball Training As Well As Tutoring," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 11, 2013.

  • "First Consumer Agency Civil Enforcement Action Seeks Permanent Injunction Against Law Firm," TRA Legal Alert, August 2012.

  • "U.S. Supreme Court Requires 'Credit Bidding' For Confirmation of Chapter 11 Plans," TRA Legal Alert, June 2012.

  • "What's Hot in Complex Chapter 11 Bankruptcy - Credit Bidding," Pennsylvania Bar Institute, March 2012.

  • "Legal Considerations for the Small Business Owner," University of Pittsburgh College of Business Administration, February 2012.

  • "Avoidance Actions Overview Section 547 of the Bankruptcy Code," Allegheny County Bar Association, December 2011.

  • "U.S. Trustee's Office – Chapter 11 Issues," Allegheny County Bar Association, December 2011.

  • "Property Management Issues to Consider During Bankruptcy," NAIOP CE for Commercial Real Estate Brokers, December 2011.

  • "Top Commercial Cases of the Year," Pennsylvania Bar Institute 16th Annual Bankruptcy Institute, October 2011.

  • "Protecting the Creditor's Rights During Bankruptcy," National Business Institute, December 2010.

  • "Valuing Assets in Chapter 11 Cases - Methodologies and Strategies in Reorganizations and Liquidations," Pennsylvania Bar Institute 15th Annual Bankruptcy Institute, September 2010.

  • "In-Depth Title Insurance Principles - Impact of Bankruptcy on Real Estate and Title Insurance," National Business Institute, June 2009.

  • "Representing Commercial Landlords in Bankruptcy," Bankruptcy Law Mountaineer Series 2008, December 2008.

  • "The 2007 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure: An Overview for the Bankruptcy Practitioner," Bankruptcy Law Mountaineer Series 2008, December 2008.

  • "The Collision of the Automotive and Plastics Industries with the Bankruptcy Courts," Allegheny County Bar Association, November 2008.

  • "A Roadmap for Representing Commercial Landlords in Bankruptcy," Allegheny County Bar Association, November 2007.

  • "A Primer on Bankruptcy Law," Allegheny County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, September 2007.

  • "BAPCPA - An Overview of the Modifications to the Bankruptcy Code," Allegheny County Bar Association, November 2005.

Selected Professional Activities

  • Prior President, Board of Trustees, The Early Learning Institute

  • Prior Vice President, PR and Publicity, Turnaround Management Association—Pittsburgh Chapter

  • Prior Chair, Allegheny County Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section Council

  • Member, Standing Committee on the Local Rules of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Bar / Court Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

  • State of New York

  • U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Middle District of Pennsylvania and Eastern District of Michigan

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit