Will Hunter arguably had the best resume of my entering class at Harvard Law School. Phillips Exeter Academy. Summa from Yale. Elected to the Vermont legislature at 21. A Rhodes scholar. He never advertised his credentials, but it didn’t take long for word to get around.
Will wasn’t just impressive on paper. Tall and good-looking, he was self-assured and easygoing. His politics were left of center, and he stayed true to those values. After stints at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Coudert Brothers in law school, he returned to Vermont and eventually set up his own general practice in Windsor, a hamlet near the New Hampshire border. There he handled the everyday problems of a small-town clientele — divorces, incorporations, personal bankruptcies, criminal defense, welfare payment disputes — generously taking on clients other lawyers wouldn’t touch because they couldn’t pay. On the side, he was elected to the state senate, taught law, launched a statewide legal newspaper, and published advance sheets of state
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]