Biography

Will combines his life-long interest in environmental issues with his dedication to helping others.

His practice focuses on cases involving the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA), Washington’s state law-equivalent to CERCLA.

Will clerked in the Washington State Court of Appeals prior to joining Beveridge & Diamond. At the court, Will wrote prehearing memoranda across a variety of legal topics, including complex issues involving civil procedure and environmental law.

During law school, Will served as the Editor-in-Chief of Environmental Law, the country’s oldest law review dedicated exclusively to environmental issues. Will also clerked at Earthrise Law Center and the Oregon Department of Justice, and he served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Michael W. Mosman in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. As a research assistant, Will helped update the treatise Summary Judgment: Federal Law and Practice.

Outside of the office, Will enjoys playing soccer, snowboarding, hiking, and cheering on the Sounders.

Education

  • Western Washington University  (B.S., 2013)
    • Environmental Science
  • Lewis & Clark  (J.D., magna cum laude, 2018)
    • Environmental Law, Editor-in-Chief
    • Cornelius Honor Society

Bar Admissions

  • Washington