Vice President of Government Relations and Strategic Partnerships
Will Gruber leads the firm’s government relations and strategic partnerships division.
Will provides dynamic insights and bold solutions to advocate before governmental bodies such as the Arkansas legislature, regulatory entities, and at the local government level. He also works to build beneficial partnerships and alliances between public and private organizations at the state and local levels.
Will previously served as a senior staff attorney for the Pulaski County Attorney’s Office, serving as a legal advisor to county officials and representing the County’s interests before the Arkansas Legislature and Public Service Commission.
Will’s broad range of legal experience encompasses both the public and private sectors. He served as an assistant attorney general in the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office and a deputy prosecuting attorney for the Arkansas Sixth Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. He later worked in private practice where he represented clients in circuit and district courts and before the Arkansas Real Estate and Fair Housing commissions. He began his career serving the Arkansas Air National Guard where he later achieved the rank of staff sergeant.
Will earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Arkansas and a Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Arkansas state court, Eastern and Western District Courts in Arkansas, and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Will is active in his community, serving on the board of directors of the Next Generation Young Professionals of the North Little Rock Chamber, and as an active member of the Arkansas Bar Association and Think Big Little Rock. He has also served as a big brother in Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Will lives in North Little Rock with his wife, Emily Gruber, and their son Thatcher. In his spare time, he likes to read, play sports, and travel.