William Tellado is a Member of the Sills Cummis & Gross Litigation Department.  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.


  • Banking and Finance Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Health Care
  • Litigation

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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 and Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in:
  • Benchmark Litigation: America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys®* "Future Star" 2024
  • New Jersey Law Journal®* "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)


  • J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • B.A., City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York