William J. Muñoz
William J. Muñoz’s practice focuses on white-collar criminal defense and appellate practice, which focuses on persuasive skills and legal strategies that differ from trial practice. He also focuses on the defense of civil rights and employment related claims . His experience is wide-ranging and includes the defense of public entities against employment claims, the defense of corporate officers facing criminal charges, and litigating complex corporate shareholder derivative suits.
Prior to joining Whipple Azzarello, Mr. Muñoz clerked for Hon. Mary Gibbons Whipple of the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division. In this capacity, Mr. Muñoz gained valuable insight not only into a wide body of substantive law, but the procedural issues that can make or break a case. As a clerk, Mr. Muñoz analyzed countless briefs and arguments, and developed a keen understanding of how to effectively write and present persuasive arguments to a court.
Previously, he counseled an international consulting firm on issues ranging from license and service agreements to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. As a law student at Georgetown University, Mr. Muñoz served as a legislative intern, where he advised a United States Senator on issues relating to immigration and the judiciary. In law school, Mr. Muñoz also served as an assistant managing editor on the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, where he directed a staff of editors and honed his writing skills. During his tenure, this Law Journal focused on obstacles facing immigrants in labor arbitration proceedings.