DOJ’s William Stellmach Joins Willkie in Washington, D.C.

Willkie150William J. Stellmach has joined law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP as a partner in its Washington office. The firm announced today that Stellmach has joined its Litigation Department and will focus on white collar criminal defense and government investigations.

Stellmach joins Willkie from the U.S. Department of Justice, where he recently served as Acting Chief of the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section. While at the DOJ, Stellmach served as co-lead trial counsel in the successful prosecution of Robert Allen Stanford for his role in orchestrating an $8 billion Ponzi scheme.

Previously, Stellmach served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Criminal Division of the Southern District of New York, as well as a Senior Counsel in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement.