William F. Coffield
… has been successfully representing corporations, corporate directors and officers of major foreign and multinational corporations, and public sector officials, including The White House and The United States Congress, for over twenty years.
Mr. Coffield is AV Peer Rated by Martindale Hubbell, is ranked a Super Lawyer by Thompson Reuters, and has been named a Top One Hundred Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association. His areas of practice and expertise include white collar and complex civil litigation. He has advised corporations, ranging from billion-dollar international public companies to private businesses, elected and other government officials, and individual corporate officers on how to strategically navigate high-profile investigations by federal agencies, the legislative branch, and foreign governments.
Mr. Coffield is admitted to practice before numerous United States District Courts, United States Circuit Courts of Appeal, and the United States Supreme Court. He has successfully represented numerous corporate and individual clients before the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of State, the Department of Defense, the Department of Commerce, the United States Congress, the Department of Justice, and U.S. Attorneys’ offices across the country.
Prior to entering private practice Mr. Coffield was the Executive Assistant to United States Congressman Bill Emerson of Missouri, where he oversaw all legislative issues and dealings with the Executive agencies. He attended the George Mason School of Law at night while managing Congressman Emerson's Washington office. Born in New York, Bill Coffield attended Fordham University and The University of Miami, where he graduated as Distinguished Military Graduate. After graduation Bill Coffield served in the United States Army as an Infantry Officer. He is a graduate of numerous Military programs, to include the U.S. Army Airborne School and the U.S. Army Ranger School.