Overview

William Stuckwisch is a partner in Kirkland’s Washington, D.C., office. Bill focuses his practice on government and internal investigations, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) enforcement matters, and white collar criminal defense.

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Recognition

Recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2015–2019) (“Tremendous talent,” “highly experienced in FCPA enforcement and is a go-to attorney for internal and external investigations,” “always accessible, very calm and thoughtful in his advice,” “the credibility he has in the relationship with regulators provides a marked advantage if you have a complex and difficult DOJ issue.”)

Recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global, The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (2016–2019) ("an incredibly smart, diligent and conscientious lawyer with an encyclopedic knowledge of the FCPA and its precedents”)

Recognized as a leading investigations lawyer by Global Investigations Review

Recognized by Super Lawyers magazine as a "Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer" (2016–2018)

Listed in The Legal 500 U.S. (2014)

Assistant Attorney General's Award for Exceptional Service (2009)

Assistant Attorney General's Award for Safeguarding and Maintaining Confidence in the American Marketplace (2007)

Department of Justice Special Achievement Awards (2006, 2009, 2010, 2011)

Department of Justice Meritorious Awards (2005, 2007, 2008)

Barrister, Edward Bennett Williams Inn of Court

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1996, Virginia (inactive)
  • 1998, District of Columbia

Courts

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois

Education

  • University of Virginia School of LawJ.D.1995
  • University of VirginiaB.A., International Relations1990