William Madden



Retired partner at Winston & Strawn, where he specialized in energy and environmental law, and a graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and the University of Michigan Law School. Formerly on the Board of Directors of the Fairfax County Water Authority and the Federal Energy Bar Association.


  • AB, College of the Holy Cross 1961
  • JD, University of Michigan Law School 1964


  • Partner, Winston & Strawn and the predecessor companies that merged with Winston & Strawn (Bishop Cook Purcell & Reynolds, and Debevoise & Liberman) 1968-2006 specializing in the areas of energy and environmental law

Memberships & Related Activities:

  • Member and President, Hamptons Home Owners Association 2007-2010
  • Member, Board of Directors, Federal Energy Bar Association 1991-1993
  • Member, Board of Directors, Fairfax County Water Authority 1977-1987
  • Member, Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit College Honor Society

Honors & Awards:

  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America 1996-2006