William A. Fetterhoff concentrates his practice in federal and state criminal matters, in grand juries, trials, and appellate courts throughout Pennsylvania. He began his career in the Dauphin County Public Defender’s Office before entering private practice in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He also served as counsel to the Pennsylvania State Senate Law and Justice Committee.
Bill is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Fellowship is extended only by invitation, after careful investigation, to experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility, and collegiality. Membership of the American College of Trial Lawyers is limited to no more than one percent of the lawyers in each state.
Bill is known throughout the Pennsylvania legal community for his extensive experience in public corruption and criminal cases. He has handled a multitude of complex public corruption and white collar offenses, including business and commercial crimes, environmental crimes, money laundering, tax evasion, bank fraud, and health care reimbursement fraud under Medicare and Medicaid, as well as controlled substance, firearms, bank robbery, and other offenses. Mr. Fetterhoff also represents clients before the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission and various state professional licensure boards.
Bill has handled numerous high profile and politically significant cases throughout his esteemed legal career.He represented clients in the “Bonusgate” case, which charged public corruption in the Democratic Caucus of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives; the “Computergate” case, which charged public corruption in the Republican Caucus of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives; and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission case, which charged pay-to-play in state contracts. He has represented thousands of other clients in complex criminal matters throughout a legal career extending across more than 40 years.
- United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- United States Supreme Court
- Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 1976
- Fordham University, B.A., 1973
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Dauphin County Bar Association
- Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
- Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers