William G. Scoggin


Principal - Troutman Sanders Strategies

Business Phone: 919.835.4180
Business Fax: 919.829.8726



In addition to being a Partner in the Raleigh office, Bill serves as a Principal of Troutman Sanders Strategies. A business attorney, his practice focuses on providing key procurement, legislative, regulatory and political advice and advocacy to individuals, corporations and associations. He also provides business development assistance in the government and institutional sales marketplaces. Bill works with clients managing projects across the country and abroad, with considerable focus in the pacific northwest and mountain west, in addition to the east and southeast. Elected by his peers, Bill served 2002-2004 as president of the N.C. Professional Lobbyist Association and has also served on its Board and Executive Committee. When legislators and lobbyists are surveyed by the N.C. Center for Public Policy Research, Bill is routinely named one of "The 50 Most Influential Lobbyists.” Additionally, he served by appointment on The Advisory Council on Legislative Lobbying Policy and Regulation formed by the North Carolina Secretary of State in 2004. Bill continues to serve the community through leadership in numerous civic, professional and charitable organizations, including past service on the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Chamber, and current appointment to the Wake Forest University College Board of Visitors. Prior to joining TSS, Bill led the public policy practice in North Carolina at a large international law firm. He also served as the director of governmental affairs for the North Carolina Bar Association. Prior to the Bar Association, Bill was in private practice in Georgia and North Carolina. Bill led the Raleigh office as managing partner from 2013-2015.

Rankings and Recognition

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® in Government Relations Practice (2007-2019).
  • Named one of North Carolina's Top Rated Lawyers by Martindale Hubbell (2012).



  • University of North Carolina,
  • Wake Forest University, B.A.,
    cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • Georgia
  • District of Columbia