Willcox Savage is pleased to welcome William Jackson, who is leading the firm’s White Collar Defense and Government Investigations Practice Group. Billy previously served as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia in Norfolk, where he tried numerous jury and bench trials and successfully defended many convictions and sentences on appeal. He was lead counsel on hundreds of criminal cases, including cases involving white-collar crime, money laundering, RICO and organized crime. He was also the Lead Task Force Attorney in charge of the District’s Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) program, which is the centerpiece of the Department of Justice’s strategy to combat transnational organized crime and money-laundering threats.

Before he joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Billy was a litigation associate at Winston & Strawn LLP in Washington, D.C., where he handled matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the False Claims Act (FCA), securities litigation, administrative law, and employment law.

Billy served as a law clerk to Judge Kent Jordan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and to Judge Eduardo Robreno of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

He is an adjunct professor of law at William & Mary Law School, where he teaches Lawyering Skills.

Billy has a J.D. from Stanford Law School and a B.A. from Brigham Young University.

Michelle Shearon
Marketing Director
Willcox Savage
Norfolk, Virginia


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