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William Lawler

Vinson & Elkins LLP

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Bill is the head of Vinson & Elkins Government Investigations and White Collar Practice Group. Bill's practice focuses on white collar criminal issues, government investigations, and litigation growing out of such matters. He is involved in trial work, grand jury proceedings, congressional and other governmental investigations, as well as clients' own internal investigative efforts. Bill has handled matters in 35 U.S. states and over 30 countries.


United States: Dispute resolution

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Within: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Vinson & Elkins LLP's team, jointly led by Clifford Thau in New York, Matthew Jacobs in San Francisco and William Lawler in Washington DC, represents corporate and individual clients in government investigations, as well as handling a variety of white-collar criminal defense matters, drawing on a deep bench of former federal prosecutors. Although the team lost Craig Margolis and Tirzah Lollar to Arnold & Porter in 2018, it gained Ron Tenpas from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and Jennifer Freel, who joined as counsel from Ewell, Brown, Blanke & Knight LLP.  Alden Atkins in Washington DC, Lawrence Elbaum in New York, and Michael Charlson and Jessica Heim in San Francisco are also recommended.

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