William Tellado

William R. Tellado


William Tellado is a Member of the Sills Cummis & Gross Litigation Practice Group.  He has represented multinational corporations, financial institutions, and other commercial entities and individuals in federal and state courts in New Jersey and New York.  Mr. Tellado’s practice includes a broad range of commercial litigation matters including banking and finance, secured creditor, civil RICO, restrictive covenants and unfair competition, health care and contract actions.

Mr. Tellado was appointed to the District VA Ethics Committee by the New Jersey Supreme Court for a five-year term beginning September 2013. 

Mr. Tellado graduated magna cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law where he was elected to the Order of the Coif.  During law school, he served as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Katharine S. Hayden, United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey, and as a Legal Intern to the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey.

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Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Rankings & Recognition

Selected for inclusion in:

  • New Jersey Law Journal’s®* “New Leaders of the Bar” 2017
* See Award Methodology,  No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.


Member, American Bar Association
Member, The Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
Member, Banking Law Section
Member, Supreme Court of New Jersey District VA Ethics Committee
Member, Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey 
Member, LAF (Lawyers, Accountants, and Financial Professionals) Dinner Committee, Eva’s Village (2019)