William D. Dalsen

Will Dalsen is a senior counsel in the Litigation Department. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and high-stakes trials, with a particular emphasis on private credit, private equity, venture capital and hedge funds. Will is highly regarded for his deep knowledge of the private credit and private investment fund industries, and his ability to resolve disputes for both sponsors and portfolio companies.

Will provides counseling regarding creditor rights, lender liability, sponsor liability, operating company disputes, control rights, regulatory compliance, and investigations. He advises funds, fund sponsors, investment advisers, and institutional and individual investors. In addition, he has represented public and private corporations in contractual disputes, business tort cases, and government investigations.

Will leads all phases of the litigation process, including pre-suit investigations, negotiating discovery disputes and arguing discovery motions, deposing fact and expert witnesses, managing expert discovery, preparing and arguing dispositive motions, preparing witnesses for trial, and examining and cross-examining witnesses at hearings and at trial.

Prior to joining Proskauer, Will served for two years as a law clerk to Judge Susan Phillips Read of the New York State Court of Appeals, drafting bench memoranda and assisting with opinions in a variety of civil and criminal matters. In law school, Will was Editor in Chief of the Wisconsin Law Review and served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Shirley S. Abrahamson, Chief Justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.