National Law Journal Names Will Stute Winning Litigator of the Year

1 minute read | October.30.2023

  • The publication recognized partner Will Stute as top litigator out of 12 finalists, citing two blockbuster trial wins for the NCAA.
  • Will led trial teams to defense verdicts for the NCAA in the first two trials in the nation involving claims related to concussions in college football. The wins came within several months of each other.
  • In a Q&A with the National Law Journal, Will offered this advice: “When on defense, play to win – not to avoid losing. The best defense is a good offense.”
  • American Lawyer has also named Will a finalist for National Litigator of the Year.


National Law Journal Winning Litigator of the Year: Orrick Partner Will Stute