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George J. Terwilliger III

White & Case LLP
Washington, DC, USA

George Terwilliger is a senior partner at White & Case LLP and global head of the Firm's White Collar Practice Group. Mr. Terwilliger's clients have included some of the world's largest companies in the financial, healthcare, energy, telecommunications and manufacturing industries as well as business and political figures in investigations and in litigation. Mr. Terwilliger has conducted corporate internal investigations and legal risk management reviews around the globe. Mr. Terwilliger's experience includes fifteen years in public service as a federal prosecutor and US Justice Department leader. He was a presidential appointee in two administrations, first as a US Attorney, then Deputy Attorney General, the number two Department of Justice official, and Acting Attorney General of the United States. In private practice, Mr. Terwilliger continues to be involved in matters of public interest, having served as counsel to a US Senate investigation, outside general counsel to federal commissions, and confidant and counselor to elected and appointed officials. He is regularly called upon to provide testimony and commentary on matters of public policy.

Bars and Courts
US Supreme Court
US Courts of Appeals for the Second, Fourth and District of Columbia Circuits
US Tax Court

JD, Antioch School of Law, 1978
BA, Seton Hall University, 1973

Awards and Recognition
The Best Lawyers in America, White Collar
National Law Journal, 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America


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