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William Lawrence is an associate in the Litigation Group at Frankfurt Kurnit, where he focuses on intellectual property, advertising, white collar defense, legal ethics and professional responsibility work. He represents a wide variety of individual and corporate clients in the media, entertainment, retail, financial and legal industries.
Mr. Lawrence’s recent work includes prosecuting a false advertising case on behalf of a large online retailer, and defending copyright claims brought against major media organizations. He also recently represented two law firms in disputes with former partners, and a multinational corporation in a fee dispute against an Am Law 100 law firm.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Mr. Lawrence was an associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, where he defended large financial institutions and law firms against claims of securities fraud, legal malpractice, and in regulatory investigations.
Mr. Lawrence is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in New York.
Morehouse College (BA, Magna Cum Laude, 2010)
New York University (JD, 2013)