William Weaver, Esq.
Biographical Sketch
Will Weaver practices in the Government Controversies group at the law firm of Jenner
& Block LLP. He represents clients facing challenges at the intersection of investigations,
regulation, and litigation, helping clients respond to sensitive government inquiries and highstakes
litigation on matters of public concern. He regularly litigates cases involving the
interpretation of federal law and has represented clients before the US Supreme Court and US
courts of appeals.
Will has also represented clients in numerous congressional investigations and hearings,
including preparing witnesses for hearings before committees of the US Congress, the European
Parliament, and US state legislatures. He has prepared witnesses for hearings before the House
and Senate Judiciary Committees and has advised political nominees in their personal capacity
on their nominations and confirmation hearings. He also represents clients in criminal inquiries.
Will also maintains an active pro bono practice, including representing public advocacy
organizations in a constitutional challenge to a state juvenile justice system, asylum seekers in
proceedings before an immigration judge, and a criminal defendant challenging a search warrant
on appeal.
Will clerked for Judge Robert Wilkins on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
from 2017-2018 and for Judge Madeline Haikala on the U.S. District Court for the Northern
District of Alabama from 2014-2015. He graduated from Vanderbilt Law School in 2014. Prior
to law school, Will received his undergraduate degree from Samford University and taught high
school government and economics at the Soulsville Charter School in Memphis, Tennessee
through Teach For America.