William was born in Columbia, South Carolina on October 14, 1972. He graduated from The Citadel (B.S., 1994) where he was a member of the Honor Court and The Citadel Inn of Court, and from the University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D., 1998). He was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1998, and the United States District Court, District of South Carolina in 1999. Prior to joining the firm, William served as the law clerk to the Honorable Gerald C. Smoak of the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit and subsequently had a general practice with Early & Ness in Bamberg. He is a member of the Charleston County Bar, South Carolina Bar, American Bar Association, and the South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association. His areas of practice include personal injury, toxic torts, medical malpractice and real estate closings. William often lectures on various medical issues to members of the bar.