Professor Bill Mateja
|Adjunct Professor of Law
Bill Mateja is a Principal in the Dallas office of Fish & Richardson P.C. Prior to joining the Firm in January 2005, he served as Senior Counsel to U.S. Deputy Attorneys General Larry Thompson and James Comey in Washington, D.C., where he also served as point person for the President's Corporate Fraud Task Force while also overseeing the Justice Department's white collar, health care fraud, and corporate fraud efforts. Mr. Mateja also served as the Justice Department's Special Counsel for Health Care Fraud, and chaired the Attorney General's working group on sentencing policy.
Mr. Mateja is a highly regarded trial attorney who uses his 13 years of experience with the Justice Department in Texas and Washington, D.C., coupled with over 25 years of legal experience, to successfully represent companies and individuals in "high stakes" government and internal investigations, civil enforcement actions, lawsuits, and criminal prosecutions across the country involving a broad array of subject matters, including corporate accountability, fraud and abuse, securities investigations and litigation, health care fraud, and government regulatory matters and investigations. He represents clients before the SEC, various U.S. Attorney's Offices, the Texas Attorney General, local district attorney's offices, and numerous other federal, state, and local governmental authorities. Almost immediately after returning to private practice, he was selected as a Texas Super Lawyer in the area of white collar criminal defense and has been included every year since 2006. D Magazine selected Mr. Mateja as one of the "Best Lawyers in Dallas" for 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012. He was also selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the practice area of Commercial Litigation.