Will Burgess

Will Burgess

Senior Associate
Washington, D.C.

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 202 637 3242

Fax +1 202 637 5910

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Will Burgess brings his unique perspective as a former federal law clerk to advocate for clients at every stage of litigation and investigations.

Will has experience handling complex litigation issues, with a focus on class actions and lawsuits brought by local, state, and federal governments. He has taken a number of depositions, managed extensive e-discovery, and briefed dispositive issues. He also dedicates time to the firm's award-winning Pro Bono practice. Will has represented multiple domestic violence survivors seeking protection from their abusers and co-authored an amicus brief to the Supreme Court supporting the petition of a wrongfully convicted defendant.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, Will clerked for Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater of the Northern District of Texas. Will graduated from Harvard Law School and served as the Executive Articles Editor of the Harvard Journal on Legislation. Will attended the University of Georgia for his undergraduate work, where he graduated magna cum laude and served as student body president.

Education and admissions


J.D., Harvard Law School, 2016

B.A., The University of Georgia, Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude with honors, 2013

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia


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