C. William Knapp

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109 Capitol Street
Suite 1000
Charleston, WV 25301-2609

Will Knapp is an associate in the Charleston office of Hawkins Parnell & Young, LLP. His practice focuses on defending companies in products liability, toxic torts, and environmental litigation. In addition, he also represents news and publication companies in a variety of matters related to media law, including defamation, privacy, reporter's privilege, reporter's access, the First Amendment, and copyright.

While in law school, Will gained extensive experience in media law as a legal extern at Gannett and as a law clerk for the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). He also clerked for a West Virginia law firm concentrating on mineral rights, land use, zoning law, and other environmental regulations from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law (2017)

B.A., English: Creative Writing, Louisiana State University (2007)

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