William Stroupe is a Senior Attorney in the Office of the Chief Counsel for International Commerce at the U.S. Department of Commerce, where his work focuses on CFIUS and investment security, Anticorruption, Sanctions, Financial Services and Export Finance, and Appellate Litigation issues. He also covers issues relating to North and Central America (including USMCA) and Russia, Ukraine, and Central Asia. Before coming to OCCIC, William was in private practice, where he represented sovereign states and private parties in complex Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) proceedings before ICSID and under UNCITRAL Rules as an associate in a world-leading ISDS practice group.
William graduated cum laude from Georgetown Law, where he served on the Executive Board of the Georgetown Journal of International Law. He also holds Master of Arts degrees in Diplomacy & International Commerce and in French Literature from the University of Kentucky. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Yale University.
William has written and presented on a range of issues in International Law, International Relations Theory, and Political Theory, including as a Salzburg Global Seminar Law Fellow. He speaks French and Spanish.
He is a member of the D.C. bar.