William B. Schultz

William B. Schultz

Vice Chair

William B. Schultz is a partner in the Washington, D.C. law firm Zuckerman Spaeder. He served as General Counsel of the Department of Health and Human Services (2011-16), Deputy Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (1994-1998), and Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice (1999-2000). He was also an attorney at Public Citizen Litigation Group for 14 years and counsel to the House Subcommittee on Health and Environment for five years. Mr. Schultz is a member of the Committee on Science, Law and Technology, National Academy of Sciences, and for 10 years he taught Food and Drug Law and Litigation at Georgetown University Law Center. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors of the National Health Law Program, he also is on the Leadership Council, Yale School of Public Health; Board of Trustees, Partners in Health; Board of Directors, Center for Science in the Public Interest; and Board of Directors, Historical Society of the D.C. Circuit. Mr. Schultz began his legal career clerking for Judge William B. Bryant, U.S. District Court, D.C. He graduated from Yale College and the University of Virginia School of Law.