La Wanda Dyson White

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190 North Independence
Mall West, Suite 500
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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La Wanda Dyson White is a shareholder in the Toxic Tort Practice Group in the Philadelphia office of Lavin, OíNeil, Cedrone & DiSipio. She has been national, regional, and local counsel for major automotive and truck manufacturers, specialist cable manufacturer and telecommunications companies in product liability cases.

Mrs. Dyson White assists with all aspects of the defense of asbestos litigation files which includes: filing of initial pleadings, propounding and responding to discovery, conducting depositions, preparing and responding to pretrial motions and memoranda, strategizing on legal positions, trial preparation and attendance at trial.

Additionally, Mrs. Dyson White regularly serves as an Arbitrator for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas (2007-present).

Mrs. Dyson White graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in criminology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she was on the Deanís List and was a Provostís Scholar. She earned her Juris Doctorate from the Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mrs. Dyson White was named as a Lawyer on the Fast Track in 2008 by The Legal Intelligencer and Pennsylvania Law Weekly.

Mrs. Dyson White is admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania state courts and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Within the firm, Mrs. Dyson White was appointed by the Board of Directors to serve as Chair of the Diversity Committee. The committee is responsible for the hiring and retention of diverse lawyers. She also serves as mentor to the firmís new associates.


In her spare time, Mrs. Dyson White enjoys being a wife and mother of two (Khalil and Kailey). She is very active in the athletic clubs where her son plays basketball. She is also an active member of her church, First Baptist Church of Crestmont.

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