William E. Schroeder
William E. Schroeder joined Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in 1986 and became special counsel in 1997. He has represented a wide range of clients in a variety of litigation and regulatory matters. Mr. Schroeder has extensive experience in matters relating to energy trading, commodity futures trading, complex derivatives transactions, commercial banking, complex electronic discovery, white-collar criminal investigations, transnational disputes and antitrust matters. Mr. Schroeder has appeared in response to numerous investigations by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, as well as in responding to investigations by self-regulatory organizations. Mr. Schroeder has also appeared before courts in the Netherlands, France, the United Kingdom and Switzerland during witness examinations pursuant to the Hague Convention on Taking Evidence Abroad.
Mr. Schroeder has led compliance training programs in a number of jurisdictions, including the United States, Canada, Australia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, England, Germany and South Africa.
Mr. Schroeder teaches transnational litigation and dispute resolution and international law as a part-time lecturer of law at the Rutgers Law School. Mr. Schroeder has participated in a number of public service and bar association activities, including serving as secretary to the Council on Children for the New York City Bar Association. He has also served as a member of the Firm’s Diversity Committee and Electronic Discovery Committee.