Maynard Cooper & Gale and Nexsen Pruet have agreed to merge on April 1, 2023. Together we will be Maynard Nexsen.

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Will's Profile

Will is an Associate in the Firm’s Litigation Section and a member of the Insurance and Financial Services Practice, which defends companies in individual and class action cases involving claims of fraudulent sales practices, bad faith, fraud, and breach of contract and fiduciary duty. Members of the practice also represent insurance providers, third-party administrators, plan administrators, and employers in a variety of complex group insurance related matters involving life, health, disability, and accidental death and dismemberment plans and coverage.

Will earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School, and he holds a B.A. in Government and Economics from The University of Virginia where he was a member of the Virginia Men’s Rowing team.


State Bar: Alabama, New Hampshire

U.S. Court of Appeals: Fourth Circuit, Eleventh Circuit

  • Harvard Law School
    • (2019, J.D., magna cum laude, Journal for Law & Public Policy Managing Editor, Federalist Society Development Chairman)

  • University of Virginia
    • (2013, B.A., Government and Economics, Virginia Men’s Rowing, 91.1 FM WTJU Charlottesville)


The Honorable William H. Pryor Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

The Honorable Jay Mitchell, Supreme Court of Alabama

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

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...

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021


Maynard is pleased to announce that six lawyers who recently graduated from law schools across the United States have joined the Firm. "We are excited to welcome this premier group of talented young professionals in our 2021 class of new associates," said Stephanie Mays, Maynard's Chief Talent Officer. "Each of...

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