William T. Stephenson

Associate  |  Charleston

Meet Will

Will Stephenson is an associate in Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Charleston office and focuses his practice on commercial real estate and tax matters.

He received his Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation, with distinction, from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was awarded a full-tuition scholarship as a Graduate Tax Scholar.

Prior to joining Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, Will served as a law clerk to the Hon. Henry M. Herlong, Jr., U.S. District Judge for the District of South Carolina. While in law school, Will served as Associate Editor-in-Chief of the South Carolina Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Coif and Order of the Wig and Robe.

  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Taxation, with distinction, 2022
  • University of South Carolina, J.D., summa cum laude, 2020
  • Wofford College, B.A., Accounting, cum laude, 2017
  • South Carolina, 2020
  • U.S. District Court, South Carolina, 2021
Honors and Awards
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of the Wig and Robe, Clerk of Court
  • CALI Awards: Advanced Legal Analysis, Appellate Advocacy, Criminal Tax Law & Procedure, Evidence, Income Taxation, Wills, Trusts & Estates
  • Awarded top overall score in 2018 Law Review Journal Writing Competition
Professional and Civic Activities
  • South Carolina Bar
  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division  
  • Charleston County Bar Association