William hails from Indiana and went to college in Chicago. He got his BA summa cum laude, in History and English from Loyola University. He was also awarded the Fr. Edward L. Surtz Prize for excellence in the English major. After college, he attended graduate school at Harvard, where he earned an MA in English Literature. After several years of teaching and graduate work in the PhD program in English at Harvard, he decided to go to law school, and is currently a 3L at Yale Law School. At Yale, he fell in love with corporate governance and securities litigation, and plans to work in those fields after law school.
William taught at Harvard as a graduate instructor for five years. He also taught writing for the Warrior-Scholar Project, which provides academic bootcamps for military veterans. At Yale, he was a teaching assistant for the first-year Torts course. His core strengths are the academic humanities, especially English, anything to do with writing, and of course legal studies.
In his free time, William enjoys reading history and playing video games. He usually has a comedy podcast in his headphones.