On October 26, 2012, Morgan Lewis announced that NAFUSA member George J. Terwilliger III, along with three other partners and two associaties, will join the firm’s litigation practice as a partner resident in Washington, DC, effective November 1. Terwilliger had been a senior partner at White & Case and the former head of its Global White Collar Practice Group.
Terwilliger was appointed by President Reagan to serve as the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont, 1988-2003. He served as deputy attorney general and as acting attorney general in the George H.W. Bush Administration. He has been recognized by the National Law Journal as one of the 100 Most Inflential Lawyers in America. He has represented energy, financial services, telecommunication, healthcare, and industrial companies in government investigations and in civil and criminal litigation. He has tried numerous cases, and has conducted corporate internal investigations and legal compliance reviews, including for boards and board committees, involving work in more than sixty countries in all regions of the world. He served as special outside counsel for a Senate committee investigation, counsel to an executive commission, and advisor to government officials involved in enforcement and other proceedings involving political affairs.
Terwilliger is a graduate of Antioch School of Law.