William A. Burck
Washington, D.C. Office
Tel: +1 202-538-8000
Fax: +1 202-538-8100
New York Office
Tel: +1 212-849-7000
Fax: +1 212-849-7100
White Collar and Corporate Investigations
Member, The District of Columbia Bar; Member, The State Bar of New York; United States Supreme Court; United States Courts of Appeals: Second Circuit; United States District Courts: Southern District of New York
William “Bill” Burck is co-head of the Washington, D.C. office of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP and Chair of the firm's D.C. White Collar and Corporate Investigations Group. Mr. Burck is a trial lawyer who represents companies, boards of directors and senior executives in investigations, sensitive matters, corporate crises, litigation and other disputes involving the federal and state governments of the United States (including the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), District Attorney's Offices, State Attorneys General, other law enforcement and regulatory agencies, and the United States Congress) and governments of Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. He has been repeatedly recognized by leading legal periodicals such as Law360 and Benchmark Litigation as one of the best white collar litigators in the United States.
Defense of the U.S. military's largest suppliers of jet fuel to troops in Afghanistan in a Congressional investigation of alleged corruption in Central Asia and follow-on investigations conducted by foreign authorities.
Representation of a multinational commodities trading company in CFTC and FSA investigations of alleged market manipulation in the energy market.
Defense of one of the world's largest financial institutions in multiple parallel securities, False Claims Act and money laundering investigations by the Department of Justice and the U.S. Congress.
Representation of Swiss banking interests in investigation and prosecution for alleged conspiracy to facilitate tax evasion by US taxpayer.
Defense of a senior executive of a large European bank in connection with a tax fraud prosecution brought by the Department of Justice.
Defense of a multinational airline services company based in Europe in an investigation of alleged fraud in Asia and Europe by the Department of Justice.
Defense of a leading US law firm in a Congressional investigation of its representation of a class of plaintiffs suing the US government for billions of dollars.
Representation of a large U.S. company in connection with Congressional and other government investigations of the Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of Mexico.
Representation of a multinational technology and manufacturing company before the SEC and the Department of Justice in an investigation of alleged corruption in its operations in India, China and Southeast Asia.
Representation of a major investment bank in an investigation of alleged tax and wire fraud by the Department of Justice.
Representation of a major financial firm in an investigation of alleged securities fraud by the SEC.
Advising one of the world's largest mineral resource companies on its negotiations with foreign governments and compliance with U.S. regulatory requirements.
Advising one the world's largest defense contractors on its sales practices to foreign governments.
Conducting an internal investigation on behalf of a multinational pharmaceutical company based in Europe concerning the operations of a subsidiary in Southeast Asia.
Conducting multiple internal investigations on behalf of one of the world's largest technology companies concerning its operations in Europe.