William J. Rivers, I.V.

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Will Rivers is a business attorney whose practice is focused on corporate transactional and regulatory compliance matters. Will joined Wagner Hicks as an associate in 2021 after having previously worked for the firm as a summer associate throughout the Summer of 2020. In his time working with Wagner Hicks, Will has participated in guiding clients through the various regulatory challenges that confront today’s businesses and through corporate transactions occurring at all stages of a business’s life cycle, including entity formation and structuring, early- to growth-stage financing, and mergers and acquisitions.   

Will received his law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law, where he graduated cum laude, was a contributing member of the Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy, and where he worked as a research assistant for the Judge Donald Smith Professor of Constitutional and Public Law, Professor Michael Kent Curtis. In his time at Wake Forest, Will also had the privilege of volunteering for pro bono projects such as Wake Forest’s Prison Letters Program and Expungements Clinic. 

Before attending Wake Forest for law school, Will earned his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Wofford college, where he dual-majored in English and Government and was a Wofford Scholar. 

  • Wofford College, B.A.
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D.

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