William Casey Biggerstaff, LL.M.

Military Professor Stockton Center for International Law
Maj., U.S. Army
William Casey Biggerstaff faculty photo


U.S. Army Maj. Casey Biggerstaff is a military professor at the U.S. Naval War College Stockton Center for International Law. The Stockton Center serves as the world’s premier research institute for the study of international law and military operations throughout the domains of land, sea, aerospace and cyberspace. Stockton Center faculty teach in the core curriculum and electives at NWC as well as in advanced international law courses around the world.

Areas of Expertise

  • International Law

Professional Highlights


Chief, Military Justice

3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia

Litigation Attorney

Military Personnel Law, U.S. Army Litigation Division, U.S. Army Legal Services Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Senior Trial Counsel

III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas


LL.M., The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School

J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with honors

M.A., U.S. Naval War College, with distinction

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with honors

Research Contributions and Publications

"Offense Occupied: Article 134's Preemption Doctrine"
The Army Lawyer, May 2017

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