William Crozer

William is a Practice Co-Head for BGR’s State & Local Advocacy Practice.

Practice Co-Head, Principal
State and Local Officials, Tribal Governments, Federal Government, U.S. Congress, Coalition Development and Advocacy Campaigns
White House/Presidential Administration, Governor/State Government, Presidential Campaign, Political Fundraising

William Crozer is the Co-Head of BGR’s bipartisan State and Local Advocacy Practice. Located in Atlanta, GA, he focuses on developing and implementing client engagement strategies in Washington, states, and cities across the country.

From 2018-21, William served as Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs (IGA) in the Trump-Pence Administration. In that role, he forged relationships with stakeholders at all levels of government through  unprecedented outreach and collaboration. This is exemplified by the White House’s State Leadership Days Initiative (2017-19), which welcomed over 5,000 state, local, and tribal officials from all 50 states to the White House for briefings and discussion with Senior Administration Officials, and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic with the most robust intergovernmental partnership in modern history.

In addition to helping state, local navigate resources and programs across the federal government, William and the IGA team worked collaboratively with state, local, and tribal officials to advance a wide variety of bipartisan policies and shared priorities. The Governors’ Initiative on Regulatory Innovation, for example, brought together a more than 700-strong stakeholder coalition promoting and advancing the administration’s regulatory reform agenda at the state and local level.

Before joining the White House in 2018, William was a Vice President at BGR Group (2013–18), served in Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal’s office of Executive Counsel (2013), and managed a major donor club at the Republican National Committee – Finance (2007–09). He received a BA from the University of Virginia in 2007 and a JD from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2012.

A native of Thomasville, GA, William received a B.A. from the University of Virginia in 2007 and a J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2012.

Areas of Focus

  • State and Local government
  • Tribal Governments
  • The White House & Administration (Federal Government)
  • U.S. Congress
  • Intergovernmental Associations (Governors, Attorneys General, Mayors, etc.)


  • University of Virginia

    B.A., History
  • University of Georgia School of Law