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 Center (GOC), 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
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.