Summary

Will is a trial lawyer representing clients in complex civil lawsuits and arbitrations. He advises and defends clients across diverse industries including real estate, manufacturing, steel, computer software, medical device, education, banking and financial services. Will’s representative commercial litigation experience includes:

  • Litigation for private equity portfolio companies
  • Commercial contract disputes
  • Employment discrimination matters
  • Non-compete enforcement and defense
  • First Amendment matters
  • Real estate transaction disputes
  • Toxic tort claims arising from personal injury or property damage
  • Trademark litigation in courts and in the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board

When he is not servicing his client’s litigation needs, Will assists Taft’s business and finance attorneys in advising corporate clients on business formation, corporate governance, corporate restructuring, intellectual property matters, and other strategic transactions.

Will’s practice also extends to Public Law services, as he represents the City of Independence, Ohio as assistant law director.

Will is active in the Greater Cleveland community. He is the chair of the Ambassador’s Committee of The First Tee of Cleveland and advises the Cleveland State Law Review as an alumni board member. Will regularly volunteers for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s 3Rs program, St. Herman’s House of Cleveland, and the Cuyahoga Common Pleas Pro Bono Collaborative. Will is a proud alumnus of St. Ignatius High School. After that, he attended the University of Michigan and received his J.D. from the Cleveland Marshall College of Law, where he graduated summa cum laude.

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Education

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (2013)
  • University of Michigan (2009)
  • St. Ignatius High School

Admissions

  • State - Ohio
  • Federal - Northern District of Ohio

Professional Affiliations

  • Cleveland State Law Review Alumni Board

    Board Member

  • Cuyahoga Common Pleas Pro Bono Collaborative

    Volunteer

  • Cuyahoga County Bar Association

    Pro Bono Advice Clinics, Volunteer

Community Involvement

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association/Cleveland Municipal School District 3Rs Program

    Volunteer

  • St. Herman House - Cleveland

    Volunteer

  • The First Tee of Cleveland

    Chair, Ambassador’s Committee