Will Craven's practice focuses on national litigation, insurance coverage, and regulatory matters. Merging business and government knowledge, litigation, and coverage experience, Will offers unique perspective to his clients.
Will’s litigation practice includes complex insurance coverage and bad faith matters involving professional liability, general liability, and commercial property policies. Will also represents insureds and self-insureds in commercial and business litigation, including breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference, fraud, and personal injury claims. Will’s insurance practice extends to premium and audit disputes, where he works across business units to prosecute claims and maximize recovery of premiums owed to his clients.
In addition to his litigation practice, Will provides independent advice and counsel regarding complex coverage, regulatory, and business challenges. Will regularly acts as monitoring counsel, drafts coverage opinions and position letters, and provides practical solutions and strategy for resolving large claims. Will also assists clients with policy wording and drafting, both at the program launch stage and in response to claims or underwriting concerns.
Will’s regulatory experience includes legislation governing accident and health, life, workers compensation, and employee benefit policies and plans, as well as broker/agent licensing and surplus lines issues. Will also assists his clients in complying with state and federal law in handling claims involving ERISA, having developed internal policies and procedures for responding to subrogation claims made against his clients.
Prior to law school, Will graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi State University and interned with a U.S. congressman. Will also worked in Exxon Mobil’s tax department. Will graduated magna cum laude from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he served as a member of the Corporate Board of the Mississippi Law Journal. Will began his legal practice in Dallas as an associate at an international law firm where he received the firm’s Coverage Excellence Award.
Will currently serves as Pro Bono Coordinator for the Dallas office.