Will focuses his practice on product liability litigation and has been recognized by Super Lawyers® as a “Mid-South Rising Star” for his work in personal injury defense.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2006
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Mississippi: Northern, Southern
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 5th Circuit

Distinctions

  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, 2019
  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Rising Star, Personal Injury – Products: Defense, 2012-2018

Education & Honors

  • Mississippi College, J.D., magna cum laude, 2006
  • University of Mississippi, M.A., Accountancy, 2004
  • University of Mississippi, B.A., Accountancy, 2002

Experience

  • Bouchillon, et al v. Deere & Co., et al – defense verdict. Case was recognized as one of The Harmonie Group’s 2010 Significant Cases.
  • Adams v. Banks et al., United States District Court Southern District of Mississippi Civil Action No. 5:08-cv-154 (jury trial - defense verdict).
  • Tate v. D.C.F. Facility, et. al., United States District Court Northern District of Mississippi Civil Action No. 4:07-cv-162 (bench trial - defense verdict).
  • Russell Moore Farms v. BASF Corporation et al., United States District Court Northern District of Mississippi Civil Action No. 1:07-cv-85 (jury trial - mistrial).
  • Dawson Farms, LLC v. BASF Corporation et al., United States District Court Western District of Louisiana Civil Action No. 06-0737 (seven day jury trial - settlement). 
  • Skinner v. Roach, United States District Court Northern District of Mississippi Civil Action No. 4:05-cv-24 (bench trial - judgment as a matter of law). 
  • Jon Tate v. Deere & Company et al., National Arbitration Forum Claim No. MX0812002187777 (dismissal of claims as to Deere defendants and award of $25,000 on counterclaim). 
  • Bouchillon v. Deere & Company et al., Circuit Court of Panola County First Judicial District Civil Action No. 2009-048 (partial summary judgment).
  • Magee v. Banks, et al., United States District Court Southern District of Mississippi Civil Action No. 5:09-cv-142 (summary judgment). 
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Papers, Presentations, & Publications