William K. Whitner, Esq
William K Whitner is a Partner with Paul Hastings, an international law firm with offices across the globe. Working from the firm’s Atlanta office, he serves as the Global Co-Chair of the Complex Litigation and Arbitration Practice Group, as well as Global Co-Chair of the firm’s Diversity Counsel. Routinely handling “bet the company” cases for global and national companies in federal, state and arbitration tribunals at the trial and appellate levels, his practice focuses on business litigation with a particular emphasis on complex corporate matters. Says Whitner, “To succeed at anything is to wake up every morning embracing the notion that today is a new challenge and opportunity to do better than yesterday at everything.”
Countless accolades include being identified in Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in Georgia and named Best Lawyers’ 2014 “Atlanta Lawyer of the Year” and Best Lawyers’ 2018 “Georgia Lawyer of the Year”; identified by Georgia Super Lawyers as one of the “Top 100 Attorneys in Georgia”; named a Legal Eagle by Franchise Times; recognized as a leading litigation lawyer in Euromoney’s Benchmark: America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys; and recognized as one of Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite.