Will represents clients in a variety of civil litigation matters, centering on products liability, mass torts, and environmental toxic tort cases. Currently, he represents individuals who have been severely injured from lithium-ion battery fires and explosions in consumer electronics. He also represents a number of cities and counties in the nationwide opioid litigation. Recently, Will began representing individuals in the national multidistrict litigation (MDL) for 3M Combat Arms military earplugs.
Previously, Will has worked on litigation involving cancer victims with occupational and environmental exposure to benzene. He has developed comprehensive and specific knowledge of the scientific and medical issues unique to this area of practice.
He also handled cases in the BP Oil Spill litigation and cases involving severe injuries related to e-cigarette explosions and other injuries related to exploding electronic devices and lithium-ion batteries.
Awards and Ratings
Will was selected for the Top 40 Under 40 designation by the American Academy of Attorneys for the Personal Injury Law section in Alabama for 2019. Attorneys receiving this designation are rising stars and have top-tier skills and ethics. Additionally, he has been selected to the National Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 40 Under 40 for Civil Plaintiffs.
Will is a member of the Alabama State Bar, the Alabama State Bar Young Lawyers Section, the Montgomery County Bar Association, and the Autauga County Bar Association. He is a member of the Attorneys Information Exchange Group (AIEG) and the American Association for Justice where he serves on the e-Cig Litigation Group, the Section Toxic Environmental & Pharmaceutical (STEP) Section and the Products Liability Section. Will is also a member of the Tennessee Association for Justice and is involved in toxic tort seminars and conferences.
Will began working for Beasley Allen in the Fraud section as a law clerk in his second year of law school, where he assisted attorneys in the areas of consumer fraud litigation and Fair Labor Standards Act litigation. After graduating law school, he began working full time as an attorney in the Toxic Torts section. In September of 2013, Will began serving as counsel for the Alabama Secretary of State’s office, where he gained wide-ranging civil litigation experience. He rejoined Beasley Allen in September of 2015.
He graduated from Auburn University in 2007 with a B.A. in political science. He earned his J.D. at Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law in May of 2010. While attending law school, Will studied international law abroad at the University of Amsterdam.
- HarrisMartin’s 3M Combat Earplugs Litigation Conference – Science and Causation: Details Beyond Hearing Loss (May 30, 2019)