William Kuntz

Hon. William Kuntz

United States District Court, Eastern District of New York

William Francis Kuntz II is a United States district judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The United States Senate confirmed him on October 3, 2011. He received his judicial commission on October 4, 2011.

Judge Kuntz was a commercial litigator in private practice in New York, and had been a partner at the law firm of Baker Hostetler since 2005. He has been a partner at several law firms in New York during his career, including Torys LLP from 2001 to 2004, Seward & Kissel LLP from 1994 to 2001, and Milgrim, Thomajan, Jacobs & Lee from 1986 to 1994. In addition, he worked as Counsel at Constantine Cannon from 2004 to 2005, and as an associate at Shearman & Sterling LLP from 1978 to 1986. Since 1987, Kuntz has served as a Commissioner of the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board, supervising hundreds of investigations into allegations of abuse by members of the New York City Police Department. From 1987 to 2003, he was an adjunct associate professor of law at Brooklyn Law School, teaching a course in American legal history. He received his A.B. from Harvard College in 1972 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1977. Kuntz also received an M.A. and Ph.D. in American History from Harvard University in 1974 and 1979, respectively.



  • A.B., Harvard College, 1972
  • M.A. in American History, Harvard University, 1974
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1977
  • Ph.D. in American History, Harvard University, 1979
2016 National Lawyers Convention

2016 National Lawyers Convention

The Jurisprudence and Legacy of Justice Scalia

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Speakers:
Floyd AbramsSamuel A. AlitoJohn A. AllisonAkhil Reed AmarJohn S. BakerRachel BarkowCarlos T. BeaStephanos BibasSusan G. BradenMark BrnovichRonald A. CassLeonard N. ChaninBradford R. ClarkPaul D. ClementSteven CollotonTed CruzRon DeSantisFrank H. EasterbrookJohn C. EastmanAllison EidE ElliottJennifer Walker ElrodJames W. ElyRichard A. EpsteinWilliam N. EskridgeBrian FitzpatrickMark FloydDavid F. ForteNoel J. FranciscoRichard W. GarnettDeborah A. GarzaDouglas H. GinsburgAbbe R. GluckElizabeth GoiteinHenry GoldbergPhil GrammDeepak GuptaNikki HaleyThomas M. HardimanSeth HarrisJohn C. HarrisonLisa HeinzerlingArthur D. HellmanC HemphillRoderick M. HillsSandra Segal IkutaRandel K. JohnsonEdith H. JonesDavid J. KapposOrin S. KerrRaymond KethledgeAdam KleinWilliam KuntzPaul LarkinJoan LarsenGary LawsonAdam LaxaltNelson LundStephen J. MarkmanWilliam P. MarshallToni MassaroMichael W. McConnellThomas W. MerrillPatrick MorriseyAdam MossoffVincent Phillip MunozVictoria NourseDiarmuid F. O'ScannlainMichael O'SheaPatrick A. ParenteauMichael S. PaulsenMark Sheldon PerryRoger PilonSaikrishna B. PrakashWilliam H. PryorDeborah L. RhodeNicholas Quinn RosenkranzAllan RostronBill SamuelJoshua SarnoffBen SasseEugene ScaliaKannon K. ShanmugamJerry E. SmithLawrence SolumIlya SominLuther StrangeDavid StrasKimberley A. StrasselNadine StrossenJeffrey S. SuttonDiane S. SykesClarence ThomasJonathan R. TurleyMichael UhlmannStephen I. VladeckEugene VolokhRichard E. WileyDon WillettTodd Zywicki
Topics: Federalism & Separation of Powers
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2014 National Lawyers Convention

2014 National Lawyers Convention

Millennials, Equity and the Rule of Law

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Speakers:
Jonathan H. AdlerDanielle M. AguirreUsman AhmedSamuel A. AlitoWilliam T. AllenPaul S. AtkinsPaul BaileyJohn S. BakerJodi S. BalsamRandy E. BarnettMichael BaroneJack BeermannJohn Bellinger,IKarlyn BowmanRachel L. BrandJamie BrownPaul CamposAaron H. CaplanRonald A. CassAdam CiongoliKim ColbyCharles J. CooperLanny J. DavisEdward J. DeMarcoChristopher C. DeMuthRobert A. DestroNeal E. DevinsHeather DonaldFrank H. EasterbrookRoss EisenbreyJennifer Walker ElrodBert ElyDaniel EpsteinRichard A. EpsteinChai FeldblumDiana Furchtgott-RothSeth GalanterRobert R. GasawayDouglas H. GinsburgTodd P. GravesMichael S. GreveThomas B. GriffithKaren HarnedOrrin HatchGail L. HeriotNeal K. KatyalElizabeth KregorWilliam KuntzPaul H. KupiecGreg LukianoffGregory E. MaggsJohn G. MalcolmWilliam P. MarshallJohn O. McGinnisDavid M. McIntoshThomas W. MerrillRobert T. MillerThomas D. MorganAlan B. MorrisonMichael B. MukaseyCharles MurrayMichael O'RiellyMaureen K. OhlhausenDavid S. OlsonPatrick OotLee Liberman OtisKatherine A. OyamaRobert V. PercivalDaniel PolsbyWilliam H. PryorVictoria A. RedgraveJulie Goldsmith ReiserSteven A. RosenblumNicholas Quinn RosenkranzAntonin ScaliaChristopher SchroederMark F. SchultzJerry E. SmithDavid StrasNadine StrossenRobert SussmanDavid H. ThompsonE VeaseyRichard K. VedderEugene VolokhDavid WeilDavid A. WeisbachDon WillettStephen F. WilliamsRobin Fretwell WilsonPatrick WyrickChristopher S. Yoo
Topics: Federalism & Separation of Powers
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2013 National Lawyers Convention

2013 National Lawyers Convention

Textualism and the Role of Judges

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Speakers:
Jonathan H. AdlerMarvin AmmoriPaul S. AtkinsMartin Neil BailyJohn S. BakerDavid BaltoRachel BarkowRandy E. BarnettThomas O. BarnettDavid BarronCarlos T. BeaPaul J. BeardJohn BeisnerMitchell BermanLillian R. BeVierStephanos BibasSteven G. BradburyJoel F. BrennerTimothy P. CarneyRoger B. CleggEdith Brown ClementPaul D. ClementDavid D. ColeTed CruzJohn F. DuffyKyle DuncanFrank H. EasterbrookJohn C. EastmanJennifer Walker ElrodJohn ElwoodRichard A. EpsteinWilliam N. EskridgeMiguel EstradaJörg FedtkeRichard W. FieldsNoel J. FranciscoEric M. FreedmanJohn FundWilliam A. GalstonRobert P. GeorgeDouglas H. GinsburgAbbe R. GluckNeil GorsuchThomas B. GriffithRandall D. GuynnPhilip A. HamburgerThomas M. HardimanKristin HickmanJames L. HuffmanScott W. JohnsonEdith H. JonesBrett M. KavanaughAshley KellerRaymond KethledgeF. Scott KieffAndrew KoppelmanWilliam KuntzMartin S. LedermanMichael S. LeeLeonard A. LeoAdam LiptakRobert E. LitanMargaret (Peggy) LittleJane MagoKenneth L. MarcusJohn O. McGinnisDavid M. McIntoshThomas W. MerrillEugene B. MeyerRobert MikosJonathan T. MolotThomas D. MorganPatrick MorriseyAlan B. MorrisonMichael B. MukaseyBurt NeuborneVictoria NourseJide Okechuku NzelibeEileen J. O'ConnorDiarmuid F. O'ScannlainMaureen K. OhlhausenWalter K. OlsonAjit V. PaiRichard PrimusWilliam H. PryorJeremy A. RabkinA. Raymond RandolphJohn N. RaudabaughMichelle RichardsonJ RoschNicholas Quinn RosenkranzPaul RosenzweigErin RyanJoshua SarnoffDavid S. SchoenbrodReva SiegelJerry E. SmithStewart E. SterkDavid StrasNadine StrossenDiane S. SykesGeorge J. TerwilligerClarence ThomasJonathan R. TurleyTimothy M. TymkovichVincent VitkowskyEugene VolokhScott WalkerSeth P. WaxmanJ. Harvie WilkinsonJ WilkinsonIStephen F. WilliamsJoshua D. WrightElizabeth WydraWilliam R. YeomansJohn C. Yoo
Topics: Civil Rights • Free Speech & Election Law • Criminal Law & Procedure • Corporations, Securities & Antitrust • Labor & Employment Law • Religious Liberties • Intellectual Property • Administrative Law & Regulation • Federalism & Separation of Powers • Environmental Law & Property Rights • International & National Security Law • Telecommunications & Electronic Media • Litigation • Professional Responsibility & Legal Education
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2012 National Lawyers Convention

2012 National Lawyers Convention

The Future of U.S. Constitutional Law in the Supreme Court

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Speakers:
Samuel A. AlitoJohn A. AllisonHelen AlvareAkhil Reed AmarKenneth AndersonHadley P. ArkesJohn S. BakerJonathan D. BakerRandy E. BarnettMichael S. BarrDavid BarronH BartolomucciCarlos T. BeaJoel BurcatSteven G. CalabresiStanley Carlson-ThiesLee A. CaseyRonald A. CassPaul D. ClementJorge ContrerasDaniel A. CraneTed CruzWalter E. DellingerWalter DellingerIChristopher C. DeMuthJames C. DunlopFrank H. EasterbrookJohn C. EastmanJennifer Walker ElrodRichard A. EpsteinDaniel M. GallagherMerrick B. GarlandRobert R. GasawayHeather K. GerkenNeil GorsuchC. Boyden GrayThomas B. GriffithPhilip A. HamburgerWilliam HarafThomas M. HardimanGail L. HeriotJeffrey S. JacobsonEdith H. JonesTimothy S. JostNeal K. KatyalBrett M. KavanaughJohn R. KozaAlex KozinskiJulian KuWilliam KuntzMichael S. LeeNelson LundWilliam P. MarshallJames R. MayMichael W. McConnellRobert M. McDowellJohn O. McGinnisGregory S. McNealJoanne MederoWilliam (Chip) MellorRobert T. MillerAlan B. MorrisonAdam MossoffMichael B. MukaseyRobert G. NatelsonMartin J. NewhouseDiarmuid F. O'ScannlainMaureen K. OhlhausenMark Sheldon PerryWilliam H. PryorRandall R. RaderA. Raymond RandolphMelissa RogersTara RossRonald D. RotundaEdward L. RubinAntonin ScaliaRick ScottCraig SegallTheodore M. ShawJerry E. SmithMargaret D. StockDavid StrasNadine StrossenDiane S. SykesGeorge J. TerwilligerPeter A. ThielMark TushnetTimothy M. TymkovichMichael UhlmannKenneth L. WainsteinJ. Harvie WilkinsonJ WilkinsonIDon WillettStephen F. Williams
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