Bill Green is joining the law firm of Dilworth Paxson L.L.P.
Green, head of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission and a former city councilman, makes the jump from Duane Morris L.L.P. on Tuesday. He will become special counsel in Dilworth Paxson's corporate and business department.
Green is the latest heavy hitter to join the storied Philadelphia firm. Former U.S. Rep. Robert E. Andrews also joined Dilworth Paxson this year.
The move was confirmed by Ajay Raju, the firm's new chief executive and cochairman, who has made attracting civic-powerhouse lawyers a priority.
"We want to be a magnet for people like that," Raju said Monday. "We want to attract those folks who have steel in their spine, who think broadly beyond their clients, of the larger region."