Working Together to Make an Impact Around the World


Will Turani Director of Administration, Bay Area Offices

San Francisco; Los Angeles

Will joined Orrick in late 2001 as Director of Operations and served as an integral member of the management team that created the Global Operations & Innovation Center (GOIC), a first of a kind U.S. law firm insourcing facility, in 2002. Today, he is responsible for managing and sustaining operations, growth and employee engagement.

Will also has firmwide responsibility for managing several of the firm’s operational relationships, including Williams Lea and AMEX, and serves as Director of the Firm’s Community Responsibility Programs.

Prior to joining Orrick, Will was the City Manager of Wheeling, West Virginia, for four years and the Assistant City Manager for four years prior to promotion to City Manager. He also served as the County Administrator for Hancock County, West Virginia, from 1989 to 1993.

Will is a graduate of West Liberty State College with a BS in Political Science and holds a MPA degree in Public Administration from West Virginia University.

He is married to Tracey (Nichols) and has two children, Nicholas, age 26 and Anna, age 20.

Tennessee – 194.8-mile Ragnar Relay

Two Orrick teams raised more than $10,000 for Soles4Souls, a nonprofit fighting global poverty.

Bay Area – California Coastal Cleanup Day

Our Bay Area offices—along with families, clients and the Orrick leadership team—partnered with the California Coastal Commission to clean up Ocean Beach.

Wheeling – Scavenger Hunt

Our GOC was central to the inaugural Challenge Wheeling Scavenger Hunt, an urban exploration event to benefit the Ohio Valley nonprofit Youth Services System.

Paris – La Parisienne

Our team took part in La Parisienne, a women-only 6.7-km race that raised more than €128,000 for breast cancer research.

Düsseldorf – Herzlauf Hilden Children's Hospice Run

In 2015, nearly €25,000 was raised to help the hospice's pediatric patients and their families.

LA – Regional Food Bank

Our LA team collected 510 pounds of canned goods and assembled food packages for the LA Regional Food Bank.

Sacramento – Habitat for Humanity

Our Habitat construction crew completed a two-weekend build. The team installed windows, painted and helped with a variety of other projects.

Washington, D.C. – Hands on DC

Orrick volunteers joined Hands On DC to help clean up a local elementary school. The team spent the day landscaping, cleaning and painting.

Silicon Valley – Ronald McDonald House

Our SV office helped provide a sense of "home away from home" for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House, helping to feed 85 families.

Wheeling - Mini Golf Food Drive

The GOC was transformed into a mini golf course to benefit local food banks. The unique food drive yielded more than 4,000 donations.