Hogan Lovells has announced that litigation partner William D Nussbaum has become a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. The induction took place during the recent 2013 annual meeting of the college in San Francisco, California.
A resident of Hogan Lovells’ Washington DC office, Nussbaum has handled more than 80 jury trials and numerous non-jury trials, injunction proceedings, arbitrations and other contested matters in federal and state courts and tribunals in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and throughout the US, as well as in London and Moscow.
In addition to civil cases, he has handled high-profile white-collar criminal matters, including the defence of key figures in the ‘Whitewater’ investigation and the ‘Ill Wind’ investigation of Pentagon procurement practices.
Before joining Hogan Lovells, Nussbaum served as an assistant US attorney for the District of Columbia, where he was twice the recipient of Department of Justice Special Achievement Awards.
He graduated summa cum laude from American University Washington College of Law and has been practising law for 36 years.