Hamilton P. Fox
Of Counsel, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., University of Virginia; LL.B., Yale
As a member of Sutherland’s Litigation Practice Group, Professor Fox focuses his practice on white-collar criminal...Continue Reading
As a member of Sutherland’s Litigation Practice Group, Professor Fox focuses his practice on white-collar criminal defense work (trial and appellate) and civil trials and appeals in various courts. In addition, Professor Fox represents lawyers in the disciplinary process and advises lawyers and law firms on ethical issues and also advises corporations with respect to the implications of the sentencing guidelines and compliance programs applicable to organizations.
Professor Fox received his B.A., with honors, from the
Professor Fox’s appointment with the U.S. Attorney’s Office was interrupted briefly when he worked as an assistant special prosecutor for the Watergate Special Prosecution Force. When he left the U.S. Attorney’s Office, he joined the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section of the U.S. Department of Justice. As the Deputy Chief of that Section, he supervised Strike Forces in six cities as well as the Labor Unit located in
Professor Fox served for 16 months as Associate Special Counsel to the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct. In that capacity, he conducted a lengthy investigation into allegations that members of Congress had engaged in misconduct in connection with their supervision of House pages. Two members of Congress were censured as a result of this investigation. In January 1989, he was appointed by the Court of Appeals to serve as a member of the Board on Professional Responsibility.
Professor Fox has served as the Chair of the Legal Ethics Committee for the District of Columbia Bar and General Counsel and Director for the Lawyers Committee on Civil Rights. He is a former member and Chair of the D.C. Circuit’s Committee on Admissions and Grievances and a former Chair of the Board on Professional Responsibility.