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William T. Lake

William T. Lake

Wiley Rein LLP

Washington, DC, USA

Professional History

DTV Transition Coordinator, Federal Communications Commission, March-August 2009

Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, 1975-1980, 1981-2009
- Partner in WilmerHale’s Regulatory and Government Affairs Department.  Chair of the Communications Practice Group; member of the Management and Executive Committees. 

Counselor to the Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency, 1992
- Advised EPA Administrator William K. Reilly in connection with US participation in the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992. 

Principal Deputy Legal Adviser, US Department of State, 1980-1981

Counsel, Council on Environmental Quality, 1970-1973

Law Clerk to Justice John M. Harlan, US Supreme Court, 1969-1970

Law Clerk to Judge Henry J. Friendly, US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1968-1969

Member of the DC and California bars


LLB, Stanford Law School, 1968.  President, Stanford Law Review

BA, summa cum laude, in economics, Yale University, 1965.


Married to Morgan D. Hodgson, five children


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