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William Burck

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William Burck

Global Co-Managing Partner, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
William Burck

William “Bill” Burck is Co-Managing Partner of the Firm and Co-Chair of the firm’s Crisis Law and Strategy Group, the Government and Regulatory Litigation Group, and the Investigations, Government Enforcement and White Collar Criminal Defense Group. Mr. Burck, who is a member of the Washington, D.C. and New York Bars, is also resident in the New York office. The New York Times has declared him the modern day “Washington superlawyer” in the model of Edward Bennett Williams, famously known as “the counsel to the situation.” He is widely recognized as one of the country’s top lawyers and has been named the “D.C. White Collar Crime & Government Investigations Lawyer of the Year” by Chambers USA, the world leader in lawyer rankings, which annually includes Mr. Burck in its #1 tier of white collar lawyers in Washington, D.C. Mr. Burck is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School and clerked for Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. He serves as an independent director on the Board of Fox Corporation.