Education & Experience
Will Childers focuses his practice on workers’ compensation defense. He was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2012 and North Carolina Bar in 2013. He graduated from the Charleston School of Law Magna Cum Laude in May 2012. During law school, he was a Merit Scholarship Recipient and earned CALI Awards in Torts, Sports Law, and Law in Literature. After graduating law school, he worked at the South Carolina Court of Appeals as a staff attorney / senior staff attorney, where he gained invaluable legal research and writing experience through preparing bench memoranda and proposed opinions for cases submitted without oral argument, as well as presenting recommendations to the Judges and drafting proposed orders for the disposition of motions. Will concluded his time with the court serving as a law clerk to Chief Judge James E. Lockemy where he assisted in presenting recommendations and drafting published opinions for a variety of different appeals, including workers’ compensation and general civil litigation.
After leaving the Court of Appeals, Will served as an associate at an insurance defense firm in Greenville where he assisted in defending workers’ compensation claims for employers and carriers throughout South Carolina. At Eller Tonnsen Bach, Will continues to serve in defending workers’ compensation claims for employers and carriers throughout North and South Carolina. Will also focuses his practice on debt collection matters including business contract disputes and homeowners’ association lien foreclosures.
Will is a native of Laurens, South Carolina, and a proud graduate of Clemson University. He can be found in Death Valley on football Saturdays in the fall. He also enjoys golf and running.