William C. Dickinson

Partner

Location: Chicago, IL

Phone: 312.606.7516

Biography

Will is a partner in the Chicago office. He is an experienced litigator whose practice includes commercial litigation, products liability, personal injury, professional liability and construction law. Will has successfully defended clients in diverse areas of law, including claims for wrongful death, personal injury, breach of contract, and property damage, achieving the positive resolution of cases through pretrial negotiation, mediation, summary judgment, and trial. In 2018 and 2020, Will was named to the Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.  Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Will received his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 2009. While in law school he served as editor of the Jurisprudence Review Journal, and participated in Moot Court. In 2006 he won the Washington University Client Counseling Competition. In 2007 Will spent a semester at the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands studying international law. He also served as a clerk for the First Circuit Court of Davidson County, Tennessee.

Will received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Kalamazoo College in 2005. While at Kalamazoo College, Will received several awards for excellence in the field of philosophy and has given lectures both domestically and abroad.

Education

  • J.D. Washington University in St. Louis, 2009
  • B.A. Kalamazoo College, 2005

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

Awards

  • Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2018, 2020
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  • Chicago

    Illinois 60603

    10 South LaSalle Street

    Chicago, Illinois 60603

    T: 312.855.1010 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick

  • New York

    New York 10005

    28 Liberty Street 39th Floor

    New York, New York 10005

    T: 212.805.3900 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Tyler Jay Lory

  • Irvine

    California 92614

    17901 Von Karman Avenue

    Suite 650

    Irvine, California 92614

    T: 949.260.3100 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman

  • Florham Park

    New Jersey 07932

    100 Campus Drive

    Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

    T: 973.410.4130 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 973.410.4169 Office Managing Partner: Carl M. Perri

  • Michigan City

    Indiana 46360

    200 Commerce Square

    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

    T: 219.262.6106 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partners: Paige M. Neel, Kimbley A. Kearney

  • Appleton

    Wisconsin 54914

    4650 W. Spencer Street

    Appleton, Wisconsin 54914

    T: 920.560.4658 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 920.968.4650 Office Managing Partner: Patrick L. Breen

  • Stamford

    Connecticut 06902

    68 Southfield Avenue

    2 Stamford Landing Suite 100

    Stamford, Connecticut 06902

    T: 203.921.0303 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Matthew J. Van Dusen

  • Tampa

    Florida 33609

    4830 West Kennedy Boulevard, One Urban Center

    Suite 600

    Tampa, Florida 33609

    T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Anne E. Kevlin

  • San Francisco

    California 94111

    100 Pine Street

    Suite 1250

    San Francisco, California 94111

    T: 415.745.3598 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman