Bill Wilmoth concentrates his practice in litigation, particularly in defending complex commercial and energy cases, securities cases, and health care cases. He also counsels clients in health care compliance audits, and in health care fraud and other white collar criminal investigations. During his legal career, he has tried a wide variety of personal injury and criminal cases in state and federal court in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. He served as United States Attorney for over five years and as Assistant United States Attorney for three years. He has also been involved in appellate proceedings before the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Third and Fourth Circuits, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Wilmoth serves as Managing Member of the firm's Wheeling office and as Assistant Department Head of the Litigation Department.
Provided advice and assistance in resolving multiple government investigations of Medicare and Medicaid payments to providers (including matters resolved without action and those resulting in consent decrees)
Defended individuals and companies charged with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by the U.S. government
Represented various banks and credit card companies in WV Consumer Credit and Protection Act litigation
Represented major national brokerage houses in securities litigation
Defended banks, brokers and brokerages in investigations by WV Attorney General
Represented energy industry defendants and witnesses in major U.S. white collar criminal prosecutions
Represented large energy companies in significant personal injury, administrative and commercial litigation matters
Represented major brokerage house in major consumer fraud case
Represented physicians and hospitals in health care fraud investigations and qui tam actions
- J.D. West Virginia University
- B.S. West Virginia University
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