Bill Wichterman

Bill Wichterman

Senior Legislative Advisor
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Covington & Burling LLP
One CityCenter
850 Tenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-4956
Tel: +1 202 662 5396
Fax: +1 202 778 5396


Bill Wichterman is a non-lawyer Senior Legislative Advisor in Covington’s Public Policy and Government Affairs practice.

Prior to joining Covington, Mr. Wichterman served as Special Assistant to President George W. Bush and as the President’s personal liaison to the conservative movement.  Before serving in the White House, he held a number of senior staff-level positions on Capitol Hill, including as Policy Advisor to Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, and Chief of Staff to Congressman Joe Pitts and Congressman Bill Baker.

Previous Experience

  • Advisor to the Santorum 2012 presidential campaign
  • Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Public Liaison at the White House
  • U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, Policy Advisor
  • Rep. Joseph Pitts, Chief of Staff
  • Rep. Bill Baker, Chief of Staff
  • Rep. Bob Walker, Legislative Assistant

Honors and Rankings

  • Legal 500 US, Government Relations (2015)

Publications and Speeches

  • "Russian Intervention in Ukraine," Covington E-Alert & Advisory (3/5/2014), Co-Author
  • "Making Goodness Fashionable," Creating the Better Hour: Lessons from William Wilberforce (2007), Author
  • "The Culture: Upstream from Politics," Building a Healthy Culture: Strategies for an American Renaissance (2001), Author
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