William J. Haun

Associate, Hunton & Williams LLP

William J. Haun is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Hunton & Williams LLP, where his practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with particular emphasis in antitrust litigation and government antitrust investigations. His pro bono work includes a variety of appellate litigation, including filing a brief in support of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on behalf of U.S. Congressman Scott Rigell, former Governors Sonny Perdue and Haley Barbour, and other public policy advocates and business leaders.

For the 2016-2017 term, Mr. Haun will serve as a law clerk to the Honorable Janice Rogers Brown of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Prior to joining Hunton & Williams, Mr. Haun served as a law clerk to the Honorable Claude M. Hilton of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. While in law school, Mr. Haun served as a research assistant and teaching assistant to Constitutional Law Professor Mark L. Rienzi.

Mr. Haun's legal scholarship is cited by lead articles in the Emory Law Journal and the Houston Law Review, in a report on “Cooperative Federalism” from members of the U.S. Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works, and is included among continuing-legal-education materials on criminal law and the administrative state offered by the Administrative Conference of the United States. He is a recipient of the Claremont Institute's John Marshall Fellowship and the William Randolph Hearst Foundation's U.S. Senate Youth Scholarship.

Mr. Haun is an honors graduate of the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, where he was a published member of the Catholic University Law Review and a national symposium executive editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy. He received his B.A. degree with honors in political science from American University.

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