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Will Atherton is a senior associate in the Business & Finance Group of Reed Smith’s Washington, DC office. Will advises domestic and international financial institutions in navigating complex and novel regulatory and transactional challenges. Will provides strategic advice on commercial retail bank regulation and financial technology and counsels financial institutions, broker-dealers, investment advisors, private equity funds and other non-bank financial companies on new business products, investments and compliance issues.


  • Emory University School of Law, 2015, J.D.
  • University of Georgia, 2011, BBA, magna cum laude

  • Géorgie

Récompenses et distinctions

  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© "Ones to Watch" list for Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2023