Bill Bock has been at the forefront of sports and entertainment issues. Whether you are a sports organization or an athlete, artist, or celebrity, or in the entertainment and promotion industry, we ensure your business and legal interests are protected so you can do what you do best – showcase your talents.
Bill has earned a global reputation representing athletes, officials, coaches, and sports organizations in arbitrations, litigation, eligibility, drug testing, governance, and sponsorship matters for over twenty years.
For more than a dozen years, Bill has represented the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), serving as General Counsel since 2007. Bill handles the majority of USADA’s arbitrations and investigations in sports doping cases and has handled more than 50 contested arbitrations in his career, including numerous arbitrations before the International Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and the American Arbitration Association (AAA). Bill was appointed by the international swimming federation, the Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA) headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, to serve as one of 6 international arbitrators on the FINA Doping Panel.
Bill has been deeply involved in USADA’s investigations including its Bay Area Laboratory Cooperative (BALCO) investigation and USADA’s investigation into doping in cycling and in the proceedings involving Lance Armstrong and team officials and doctors from the United States Postal Service (USPS) cycling team. Bill served as the lead draftsman on the 200+ page reasoned decision issued by USADA which summarized the evidence gathered in the investigation and was ultimately upheld by the international cycling federation.