William E. Whitney III



William E. Whitney III is a litigation attorney practicing in the firm’s Columbia, South Carolina office. Prior to joining GWB, Will worked with companies in the energy, manufacturing, environmental and healthcare sectors to provide legal counsel and assist in advancing their legislative and regulatory priorities. Will’s past experience as law clerk for the then-Chairman of the South Carolina Senate Labor, Commerce, and Industry Committee provided him with an invaluable foundation for working with clients in these industries.

Will works diligently to provide comprehensive solutions to the litigation challenges of clients.

When Will isn’t practicing law and fighting for his clients, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two dogs, Bear and Margo.


University of the South

B.A, International & Global Studies (2015)

University of South Carolina School of Law

J.D. (2019)

Bar Admissions

South Carolina Bar

Honors & Awards

  • University of South Carolina School of Law
    • Order of the Wig and Robe
    • Associate Editor in Chief, South Carolina Law Review
    • CALI Awards: Advanced Legal Writing, Wills Trusts & Estates, and Criminal Law


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