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The Law Offices of T. Scott Leo, P.C. represents
sureties and fidelity insurers in all types of
litigation and in transactional matters.

Attorney Profile: William S. Piper

One N. LaSalle St., Suite 3600
Chicago, Illinois 60602
Telephone: 312.857.0910
Facsimile: 312.857.1240
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William S. Piper

Attorney - William S. Piper - Law Offices T. Scott Leo, PC

Bill has over 35 years of experience principally in the areas of surety and construction law including responsibility for the investigation and handling of all aspects of contract bond defaults, commercial surety, litigation and pursuit of indemnity and recovery. He also has a wide range of experience with other civil litigation and commercial transactions including contracts, indemnity, mechanic liens, commercial transactions and appeals.

Bill was recognized in 2006, 2016 and 2018 as a top attorney in the field of Surety Law in Illinois Super Lawyers magazine, distributed by Chicago Magazine.

Bill authored Chapter entitled, “Surety’s Investigation”, for the 3rd edition of The Bond Default Manual, published by the American Bar Association’s Surety and Fidelity Law Committee of the Tort and Insurance Practice Section, 2005.

He was a contributing author to The Surety’s Indemnity Agreement – Law & Practice, Marilyn Klinger, Gary Judd and George Bachrach, editors, 2002, published by the American Bar Association, Surety & Fidelity Law Committee of the Tort & Insurance Practice Section, and presented to the FSLC Mid-year meeting, January 2002, in New York City.

He has been presenter to a number of bar related programs on surety law.



Practice Areas

Construction Law
Surety Law


Loyola University Chicago School of Law
J.D. Law 1978

Loyola University Chicago
BA Honors Political Science



Bar & Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
7th Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. Supreme Court



American Bar Association
   TIPS/ Fidelity and Surety Law Committee
Surety Claims Institute
Chicago Surety Claims Association

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