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Will G. McKitterick


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Will focuses his practice on complex civil litigation before state and federal courts. He has experience handling all stages of litigation, including drafting pleadings and motions, assisting with witness examinations, managing e-discovery, and conducting document review. He represents clients across a variety of industries.

Prior to joining Mintz, Will was a litigation associate at an international law firm, where he worked on a broad spectrum of complex commercial litigation. He also had an active pro bono practice that included assisting clients with family separation settlement negotiations with the US Department of Justice, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) applications, and habeas corpus petitions.

While attending law school, Will served as senior executive editor of the New York University Journal of International Law and Politics.

Before earning his JD, Will worked in senior research roles at an online media company and a market research firm, and as a researcher for a nonprofit think tank focused on international development.


Recent regulatory actions and consumer trends have increasingly motivated companies to make public claims about their products’ sustainability. Corporations, either in response to regulation requiring disclosure, or through their own affirmative efforts to market their products and services, are making detailed environmental and sustainability disclosures. Find out more about the plaintiffs' bar response and how they are bringing a growing number of false advertising class-action lawsuits against companies that they allege cannot substantiate their claims.
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From July 2021 through March 2023, the SEC sent reporting entities more than 100 letters seeking information on climate change topics and nearly 170 letters concerning greenwashing. In an in-depth analysis, Mintz attorneys identify and analyze the frequency of various categories of questions as well as the industries and characteristics of the businesses targeted.
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This article provides a brief summary of the public comments submitted to the SEC regarding the Commission's proposed climate-related rules, and analyzes and summaries the key points the comments conveyed.
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Members Douglas P. Baumstein, Jacob H. Hupart and Associates Will G. McKitterick and Ellen Shapiro authored an article for The Deal discussing divides amongst state legislations regarding the implementation of ESG factors in investment decisions.
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Members Douglas P. Baumstein, Jacob H. Hupart, and Securities & Capital Markets Chair and Life Sciences Co-Chair Jonathan L. Kravetz, and Associates Will G. McKitterick and Ellen Shapiro authored an article for the New York Law Journal analyzing the role corporate boards play in monitoring and overseeing a company's operations, particularly in light of the SEC's imminent ESG disclosure rules.
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