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William C. O’Hara

Tel 312.384.0500
Direct 312.668.7071


Will is an associate in the firm’s litigation practice. He has represented clients in federal and state litigation, arbitration, and mediation concerning a broad range of subject matters, including securities fraud, breach of contract, disputed corporate mergers and private equity acquisitions, alleged state and federal statutory violations, prisoner civil rights, and mass torts.


Prior to joining SSB, Will worked as a litigation associate in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He has also completed two federal clerkships, in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Eastern District of Michigan. Will graduated cum laude from Northwestern Law School, where he was an Edwin C. Austin Scholar and an executive editor of the Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology, and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Villanova University, where he was a Presidential Scholar.


Northwestern University School of Law, J.D. 2015
Villanova University, B.A. 2010

Admitted to Practice
Illinois Supreme Court
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Northern District of Illinois