William Courtney to Clerk at U.S. Supreme Court


Maynard & Gale (Maynard) is excited to announce that C. William "Will" Courtney has been selected for a clerkship with Justice Clarence Thomas of the United States Supreme Court. He will serve as one of Justice Thomas's four clerks for the 2023 Term. Will is a member of the Firm's Insurance and Financial Services Practice, which defends national and global companies in high stakes cases involving claims of fraudulent sales practices, bad faith, fraud, and breach of contract and fiduciary duty. Before joining Maynard, Will served as a law clerk to Chief Judge William H. Pryor Jr. on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and for Associate Justice Jay Mitchell on the Alabama Supreme Court.

Will earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School. While in law school, he was Managing Editor of the Journal for Law & Public Policy and Development Chairman of the Federalist Society. Will received his B.A. in Government and Economics from the University of Virginia, where he was a member of the Virginia Men's Rowing team.

Jeff Grantham, Managing Shareholder, adds, "We are extremely proud of Will. A clerkship with the U.S. Supreme Court is quite an honor and recognition of Will's legal skills and accomplishments. Will is exemplary of the high level of associate talent that Maynard hires to serve our clients."

Will will continue working with Maynard until his clerkship begins.

About Maynard Nexsen

Maynard Nexsen is a full-service law firm with more than 550 attorneys in 24 offices from coast to coast across the United States. Maynard Nexsen formed in 2023 when two successful, client-centered firms combined to form a powerful national team. Maynard Nexsen’s list of clients spans a wide range of industry sectors and includes both public and private companies. 

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