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Welcome Bill Hinchman

Get to know Bill:

Name: Bill Hinchman
Current title: Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Univest Financial Corporation

What is your specialty or area of focus?
As deputy general counsel, I have specific experience in all sorts of business litigation and solving problems with financially distressed businesses. At Univest, I will be overseeing the special assets group.

Tell us about your professional experience
I have been practicing law for more than 30 years with 25 of those directly related to businesses in the financial industry. Previously, I was a partner and co-chair of the litigation department at Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP.

I received my bachelor’s degree in philosophy and political science from Juniata College, my Juris Doctor degree from Villanova University and my Master of Laws from Temple University.

Are you actively involved in your community?
I’m an Army veteran and active volunteer for the Disabled American Veterans.

What do you like to do outside of work?
I enjoy running, biking, hiking, surfing and any outdoor activities.

Do you have a favorite quote or motto that you live by?
Never give up!

Personal details?
I have three daughters and currently live in Philadelphia, Pa.