Rising Star: Weil Gotshal's William Burck

Law360, New York (March 28, 2011, 4:17 PM EDT) -- In a closely watched congressional investigation into corruption in Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP's William A. Burck helped secure a full acquittal for the U.S. military's largest suppliers of jet fuel in the region, earning him a spot on Law360’s list of five white collar lawyers under 40 to watch.

Burck, 39, formerly served as a deputy counsel to former President George W. Bush and as a federal prosecutor in New York. He has taken a lead role in Weil Gotshal's white collar...
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