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 a member of Maynard's Litigation Section.

He is an experienced litigator, trial attorney and counselor who primarily represents companies and individuals involved in complex business disputes. Will’s law practice covers a broad spectrum of matters, including business torts, litigation involving commercial real property, shareholder derivative actions, commercial contract litigation, and administrative actions before federal administrative law judges. He has a reputation for aggressive, but professional representation, responsiveness to clients, and ensuring that all matters are handled in both an effective and efficient manner.

Will's Accolades

The Best Lawyers in America© for Litigation - Real Estate (2023)

Will's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association


State Bar: Alabama

U.S. District Court: Alabama (Northern, Middle, Southern)

  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
    • (2004, J.D., cum laude; Curia Honoris; Cumberland Law Review, Copy Editor; Judge Abraham Caruthers Teaching Fellow (2003-2004))

  • Samford University
    • (2004, M.B.A., School of Business)
  • Samford University
    • (2000, B.S.)

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Maynard Named to BTI’s 2019 “37 Law Firms Most Feared in Litigation"

Birmingham, AL. Maynard & Gale’s ability to make their opponents either stop or change what they are doing resulted in Maynard being named in BTI Consulting Group's “37 Law Firms Most Feared in Litigation.” BTI conducts national, independent research of leading legal decision makers. Their "Most Feared in Litigation" list...

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Tuesday, January 2, 2018


Maynard & Gale is pleased to announce that the Firm has elevated five deserving attorneys to Shareholder, effective January 1, 2018: Matthew J. Cannova, Alexander B. Feinberg, Charles M. Hartman, Jennifer Justice McEwen, and Will A. Smith. “Jennifer, Matthew, Alex, Charlie, and Will are outstanding lawyers who have tirelessly served...

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017


Maynard & Gale is pleased to announce that 95 attorneys have been selected as 2017 Super Lawyers, including 90 among the Firm’s Alabama office locations, two in the Firm’s New York office, and three in its San Francisco office. Five of Maynard’s shareholders earned recognition among the “Top 50 201...

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