William Gordon

King & Spalding LLP

William T. Gordon is a seasoned legal and strategic advisor to a diverse array of companies, executives and their boards. A former senior executive and chief compliance officer at publicly traded and private equity backed companies, clients turn to Bill to efficiently address and resolve their most complex and critical challenges. In particular, Bill is known for leading companies through complicated restructurings, financing, and other high-stakes deals. +

Additionally, as a recognized thought leader on global anti-corruption, cyber security, and international trade, Bill has navigated companies of all sizes through sensitive government, cross-border and internal investigations and their related litigation.

Bill brings a wealth of both private practice and in-house experience to achieve outstanding, expedient, and cost effective solutions to his clients’ most challenging and complex legal and business needs. He has significant international regulatory enforcement, investigations, complex litigation and transactional experience.

He is noted for having led industry-acclaimed compliance initiatives throughout his career, including the transformation of global compliance culture, strategy, and processes for organizations of all sizes in myriad industries.

He has represented numerous companies, executives, and boards before the US Department of Justice, the US Securities Exchange Commission, the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, among other regulatory bodies, in fraud, corruption and debarment related matters. He has also represented entities in US District Court in both civil and criminal cases, as well as arbitration matters before the ICC, LCIA and ICSID.

As Associate General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer for Hercules Offshore Inc., Bill led the litigation, risk, and compliance departments. During the course of two corporate reorganizations, he negotiated and advised on corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, tax disputes, restructuring and the liquidation and sale of its global assets and subsidiaries.

Bill currently serves on the board of directors of two national non-profit organizations, Children at Risk and Executive Service Corps and is a member of the Momentum Anti-Corruption Advisory Board.


  • J.D., Harvard Law School
  • B.A., Pomona College


  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia


  • Children at Risk – Member of the Board of Directors
  • Executive Service Corps – Member of the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee
  • Momentum Anti-Corruption Advisory Board
  • Momentum Global Anti-Corruption Advisory Board


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