William Wilmoth

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

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Main Street 1233
Wheeling 26003 WV US

William D. 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.


  • Represented various banks and credit card companies in WV Consumer Credit and Protection Act litigation
  • Represented major national brokerage houses in securities litigation
  • 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 physicians and hospitals in health care fraud investigations and qui tam actions
  • 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)


  • J.D. West Virginia University
  • B.S. West Virginia University


  • Chair, Department of Justice Committee on Civil and Financial Litigation
  • Member, Attorney General Janet Reno’s Advisory Committee of United States Attorneys
  • Substantive Law Committee, Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • Appointed by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals as one of four members to the Supreme Court Committee on the Revision of the West Virginia State Bar By-Laws and Rules and Regulations
  • Former Secretary, West Virginia Independent Colleges & Universities
  • Executive Committee, Regional Economic Development Partnership, Wheeling, WV
  • Member and Past Chair, Executive Board, Ohio River Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America
  • Board Member, Ohio Valley Industrial & Business Development Corporation
  • Vice President, Board of Directors, Discover the Real West Virginia Foundation


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