Will Pruitt is a litigation partner in Kirkland's Chicago office. He has broad experience in complex commercial disputes, including insurance coverage, antitrust, environmental, bankruptcy, consumer fraud, trade secret, and wage and hour cases.

In the insurance coverage area, Will has litigated coverage disputes in both state and federal court involving directors and officers liability insurance, comprehensive general liability insurance, and employment practices liability insurance. He also regularly counsels companies and their Boards on substantive coverage and policy procurement issues, with particular emphasis on companies going through and being acquired out of restructuring proceedings.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2004Illinois


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • Vanderbilt Law SchoolJ.D.2004

    Member, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment Law & Practice

    Member, Moot Court Board

    Scholastic Excellence Awards in Environmental Law, Administrative Law, and Professional Responsibility

  • Michigan State UniversityB.A., Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Law and Societywith High Honors2001