William J. Dunaway
Will practices primarily in the area of environmental and land use law. He has experience in local, state, and federal land use planning and the associated environmental permitting. Will has negotiated environmental matters at the federal, state, and local governmental level. He represents clients before local government commissions, councils, and boards on land use and environmental issues. Will’s litigation training began in the military justice system where he served as a trial and defense counsel and ultimately a Military Judge.
Following his retirement from the Navy, Will and his family moved back to Pensacola and the City they grew to love during several tours of duty. His wife, Beth, is a special education teacher and administrator in the Escambia County School District. They are active members of First United Methodist Church.
At the University of Mississippi Law School, Will served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Mississippi Law Journal. While at The George Washington University Law School, Will interned at the Council on Environmental Quality, Executive Office of the President.
When he has a free moment, Will enjoys many outdoor activities including fresh and saltwater kayaking, hiking, and camping. Through his volunteer work with groups like NAIOP, Will is working to ensure economic growth continues not only in Escambia County, but throughout the Florida panhandle.
Will is a Martindale AV rated attorney licensed to practice law in the states of Mississippi and Florida.