As a Partner with Hogan Lovells in Washington, Bill Ferreira is firmly embedded in international transactions, government grants and contracts, and sponsored research. A trusted advisor on international education and research programs, Bill serves as counsel to many colleges, universities, hospitals, and global organizations. His works crosses Africa, the Americas, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. With long experience in study abroad, foreign campuses, collaborative degrees, online programs, and sponsored projects, Bill applies real-world sensibility to the challenges of overseas operation. He advises many of the nation’s leading institutions on the spectrum of transnational issues, including foreign offices, international employment, medical research, and the nuts and bolts of federally funded programs.
Plugged into the federal grants and sponsored research landscape, Bill also works extensively on audits, investigations, and research compliance. He guides organizations in cost accounting and administration of grants and cooperative agreements, False Claims Act matters, suits alleging the misuse of federal funds, voluntary disclosures, policy and procedure development, research involving human subjects and animals, research misconduct, intellectual property and technology transfer, the OMB Uniform Guidance, and cybersecurity requirements.