Will Morgan is a government relations attorney with extensive experience representing clients at the local, state, and federal levels. He advocates on behalf of companies, trade associations, and non-profits before the North Carolina General Assembly and the United States Congress, as well as state and federal agencies. Will has been recognized as one of top lobbyists in the state of North Carolina.
Will is a partner in Manning Fulton’s government relations practice. He has experience representing clients at all levels of government, including the United States Congress, federal agencies, the North Carolina General Assembly, state executive agencies, and local governments. Will currently represents a broad range of clients that include Fortune 100 companies, national trade associations, non-profits, and small businesses. He has experience with a wide range of topics including agriculture, education, renewable energy, environmental protection, disaster relief, financial services, healthcare, property and casualty insurance, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, and transportation issues.
Will has expertise in the appropriations process, having helped a number of clients secure state appropriations. In addition to representing clients at the General Assembly, he assists clients with various administrative law matters, including permitting and rulemaking. Will has also helped a number of companies navigate state procurement issues.
Prior to joining Manning Fulton, Will worked as the Director of Government Relations for the North Carolina Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, where he represented the organization before the North Carolina General Assembly and the United States Congress. Over his career Will has helped secure increased funding for the state’s conservation trust funds and has successfully lobbied for the creation of a new state park, three new state natural areas, and five new state trails. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Triangle Land Conservancy.
Will earned a J.D. from the Wake Forest University School of Law where he served on the Moot Court Board and was the President of the Environmental Law Society. He received a B.A. in Political Science and Environmental Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
A North Carolina native, Will lives in Raleigh with his wife Janie and their two young children.