Los Angeles, California 90067-3206
Bart Williams is a partner and co-chair of the Los Angeles Litigation practice and a member of the Commercial Litigation, White Collar Defense & Investigations and Sports Law Practice Groups.
Bart is one of the nation’s most well-established trial lawyers with extensive experience in a wide array of commercial litigation as well as white collar criminal defense and internal corporate investigations. He has served as lead trial counsel for numerous Fortune 500 and other companies in various industries including media and entertainment, banking and other financial services, computer, aerospace, pharmaceutical, and fashion, including commercial contract disputes, securities and class action trials, intellectual property disputes, antitrust litigation, corporate governance disputes, attorney malpractice defense, and employment law matters.
Bart also represents celebrities, government officials and corporate executives individually in high-stakes matters. He recently served as lead counsel for the nation’s largest home mortgage lender in a nationwide enforcement action by the Department of Justice, and served as lead counsel for Wells Fargo Bank in the highly publicized class action involving race discrimination as well as a lawsuit alleging mismanagement of pension investments.
In addition to his trial experience, Bart has successfully represented numerous companies and individuals on white collar matters – including a sitting U.S. District Court judge, the brother of a former president of the United States, entertainment industry moguls, the general counsel of a multinational corporation, and other corporate executives – identified as targets of grand jury investigations. He has also represented politicians and other prominent figures in connection with both state and federal corruption probes. Bart has conducted numerous internal corporate investigations in the U.S. and abroad on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, universities, and nonprofit organizations with various allegations, including corporate embezzlement, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and potential securities laws violations.
|Areas of Practice||1) Commercial Litigation, 2) White Collar Defense & Investigations and 3) Sports Law|
|Law School||Yale Law School (J.D.,1987)|
|Education||Yale University (B.A.,1984)|
|Bar Member / Association||California State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Proskauer Rose LLP|
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