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William Karl Wilburn

In his law practice of over 40 years, William Karl Wilburn counseled individuals, domestic and multinational corporations, and foreign governments. He was counsel of record in scores of arbitral, trial, and appellate proceedings. He also served as an Arbitrator and Mediator on the Large Complex Case panel of the American Arbitration Association. 


Mr. Wilburn graduated from Johns Hopkins University (B.A.) and the University of Baltimore (J.D., Law Review). After law school, he clerked for Hon. Alan M. Wilner, Maryland Court of Special Appeals and for several years served as an Assistant Maryland Attorney General.


Fluent in German, under a grant from the German government, Mr. Wilburn studied law in Tübingen and worked in a Düsseldorf law firm. For many years, as an Adjunct Professor he taught International Contracts at Georgetown and University of Baltimore law schools. He spoke at domestic and international law conferences and authored numerous professional articles in law reviews and journals.


Mr. Wilburn is an inactive member of the bars of the District of Columbia and Maryland.


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