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Evans, William E.
Associate, Litigation
tel 212.403.1042
fax 212.403.2042

Education

  • Georgetown University, B.A. 2005, summa cum laude
  • University of Chicago, M.A. 2007
  • Princeton University, M.A. 2013
  • Princeton University, Ph.D. 2015
  • Stanford Law School, J.D. 2016, (Submissions Editor, Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties)

Clerkships

  • Honorable Sandra L. Lynch, United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 2016 - 2017

William (Will) Evans is an associate in Wachtell Lipton’s Litigation Department.

Will received a B.A. summa cum laude in Philosophy from Georgetown University. He received his J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he was Submissions Editor of the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties. He also received an M.A. from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. from Princeton University. After law school, Will clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit for the Hon. Sandra Lynch.