From 1986 to 1988, Will served as chief counsel for the Internal Revenue Service.
He is co-author of the treatise Federal Taxation of Partnerships and Partners (Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 4th edition, 2007) and also co-authored Structuring and Drafting Partnership Agreements: Including LLC Agreements (Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 3rd edition, 2003). Will has written articles on tax law for numerous journals and institutes, and is a frequent lecturer at various tax institutes.
Noted as being “technically expert, creative and a terrific tax litigator” and a “tremendous thinker who always provides great guidance," Will has been named one of the leading practitioners in the field of taxation by Chambers Global and Chambers USA as well as numerous other publications.
He was editor in chief of the Virginia Law Review and was named to the Order of the Coif.