Will is a strategic-minded, problem-solving corporate attorney with extensive experience advising real estate clients as well as providing legal guidance for M&A transactions in the manufacturing and insurance industries.
Will focuses his practice on corporate and transactional matters. Will has a wide array of knowledge in structuring corporate and financial transactions, including strategic mergers & acquisitions, credit agreements, venture capital investments and joint ventures. Prior to joining BFKN, Will worked for two years as a student attorney at the University of Chicago Law School’s Housing Initiative Clinic, where he represented non-profit housing developers in a variety of complex lending and purchase transactions that often involved tax credit financing.
Before practicing law, he served as the general manager of WHPK 88.5 FM, one of the oldest public radio stations in the country. Outside of work, he is a board member for the Apparatus Projects, a contemporary arts non-profit in Pilsen where he provides general professional guidance.
- State of Illinois
- University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2021
- University of Chicago, B.A, with honors, 2016
- Represented LVMH Luxury Ventures, an investment arm of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE, in its equity investment in Aimé Leon Dore, a New York-based streetwear brand with a cult following.
- Represented Pendulum, a strategic growth investing and advisory platform designed for founders and leaders of color, in a deal that raised $45 million in funding for Greenwood, Inc., the digital banking platform for Black and Latino individuals and businesses.