William R. Claiborne is managing attorney of The Claiborne Firm, P.C., located in Savannah, Georgia. Mr. Claiborne’s practice areas include federal civil rights litigation, public corruption, high stakes family law, and catastrophic personal injury.Will is an active member of the State Bar of Georgia, Savannah Bar Association, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, and Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. Will is admitted to practice law in the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and the Superior Courts of Georgia
Will is a graduate of Emory University with a B.A. in Political Science. At Emory, Will was the 41st College Council President (president of the undergraduate student body), four year HOPE Scholar, White House Intern, and a leader in the Alpha Theta chapter of Alpha Tau Omega.
After graduation from Emory, Will worked for United States Senator Zell Miller in Washington, D.C.
Will received his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law where he received a full scholarship as a School of Law Foundation Scholar. Will was active with the UGA Mock Trial program serving as Vice President, was the 2003 winner of the J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition, and was selected to be a pupil in the prestigious Lumpkin Inn of Court. During law school Will was also an articles editor on The Georgia International and Comparative Law Journal.
Will is married to Jennifer Claiborne, and they have four children. Will and Jennifer are active members of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church where Will serves as the Chancellor.