William V. Roppolo

William V. Roppolo


Baker & McKenzie, LLP

William Roppolo is a partner in Baker McKenzie’s Miami office. He has successfully tried commercial and criminal cases throughout the United States, including matters involving alleged antitrust, fraud and money laundering violations. William began his legal career investigating financial crimes with the United States Customs Service. He is a former president of the Federal Bar Association’s South Florida chapter and was recently appointed to the national Federal Bar Association’s Professional Ethics Committee. He has published many articles on topics ranging from anti-corruption to successor liability. He consistently ranks among South Florida Legal Guide’s “Top Lawyers”. He heads the Firm’s Litigation and Government Enforcement Practice Group in Miami and is a member of the Government Enforcement steering committee.

Practice Focus

William is a trial lawyer who focuses on disputes concerning multinational corporations and individuals. He has successfully resolved cases involving asset forfeitures, trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duties, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, export control laws, customs fraud and financial crimes. William has obtained multiple not guilty jury verdicts for clients and prevented many others from criminal investigation and indictment.