William M. McSwain is a trial lawyer and former federal prosecutor whose practice focuses on white collar defense, internal investigations,...
William M. McSwain is a trial lawyer and former federal prosecutor whose practice focuses on white collar defense, internal investigations, government investigations and complex business litigation. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where he served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review, a former law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and a former U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer and scout/sniper. He brings a creative and aggressive mindset to representing clients.”
Currently represents Powhatan Energy Fund in $34 million market manipulation dispute against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
McSwain is a Litigation Partner at Drinker, Biddle & Reath LLP, a firm that represents energy industry clients. As one news account put it, “Drinker Biddle has also started to occupy a growing place in the energy and natural gas space as the Marcellus Shale boom continues to drive the need for legal work in Pennsylvania.”
Harvard Law School, J.D., 2000
Yale University, B.A., 1991
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