William Anderson is Managing Director and Head of Law & Compliance. He leads GreenPoint practice in providing regulatory, legal and technology solutions to law firms, legal publishers, and in-house law departments around the world, overseeing our team of experienced US attorneys and data and technology experts.
Will has over 25 years’ experience working with corporations to improve the management of their legal and corporate compliance functions. Will began his legal career as a litigator with Drinker, Biddle LLP. He then served as in-house counsel to Andersen Consulting LLP, managing risk and working with outside counsel on active litigation involving the firm.
Will has leveraged his legal experience interpreting regulations and appearing before federal (DOJ, SEC, FTC) and state agencies (NYAG) to oversee research and other at Bear Stearns. In this capacity, he counseled analysts on regulatory risk and evolving compliance requirements. Will also consulted on the development of a proprietary tool to ensure effective documentation of compliance clearance of research reports. Will then went on to work in product development and content creation for a global online compliance development firm pioneering the dynamic updating of regulated firms’ policies and procedures from online updates and resources.
Will holds a Juris Doctorate with high honors from the Washington University School of Law in Saint Louis and is admitted to state and federal bars. He lives in Pawling, NY with his wife and daughter.