William C. Lawrence

William Lawrence

William Lawrence practices at the intersection of litigation, antitrust, intellectual property, and advertising. William has represented individual and corporate clients in media, entertainment, retail, finance, and legal industries. Prior to joining Venable, he worked with clients on commercial litigation, including securities fraud, white collar investigation, and malpractice.




  • J.D. New York University School of Law 2013
    • Articles editor, NYU Annual Survey of Law Journal
  • B.A. Philosophy magna cum laude Morehouse College 2010
    • President/captain, Morehouse Mock Trial
    • Vice president, Alpha Phi Alpha, Alpha Rho Chapter

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York