Bill Corcoran is the Director Emeritus of the Metzger Rule of Law Initiative of the Partnership for Transparency in Washington, DC. A graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, he served as a federal prosecutor with the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and for 15 years prosecuted public officials for the commission of federal crimes, including public corruption.  He was an instructor for 25 years at the U.S. Department of Justice Advocacy Institute. After serving with the Justice Department, he served for five years as Counsel for U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics.