William T. Reisinger

(804) 223-6391

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Will Reisinger is an attorney specializing in energy law and policy. Will advises clean energy companies and non-profit organizations regarding regulatory, business, and policy matters. He also represents clients before the Virginia State Corporation Commission and the Virginia General Assembly. Prior to entering private practice, Will served as an assistant Virginia attorney general and as a staff attorney for a non-profit environmental organization.

Will writes and speaks frequently in the areas of administrative law and environmental policy. His writing on public utility regulation has been cited by the Supreme Court of Virginia and in industry publications and academic journals. In 2019, he was appointed by Governor Ralph Northam to serve on Virginia’s first Clean Energy Advisory Board.

A native of Blacksburg, Virginia, Will enjoys spending free time hiking, backpacking, and fishing in Virginia’s Blue Ridge mountains. When he’s not in the mountains, Will can often be found exploring Richmond’s James River trail system with his rescued lab mix, Yogi.


B.A., Emory & Henry College, Emory, Virginia (2005)

J.D., Claude W. Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio (2008)


Virginia State Bar, Administrative Law Section Board of Governors (2012-2017)

Virginia State Bar, National Regulatory Conference Planning Committee (2012 – present)


A.L. Mitchell Young Alumnus of the Year Award, Emory & Henry College Alumni Association (2016)

Selected multiple years as one of Virginia Business Magazine’s “Legal Elite” in the category of regulatory and administrative law.

Received law school Book Awards for Environmental Law; International Law; and Law & Literature Seminar


Public Utilities Law, 49 Richmond Law Review 137 (2014) (article on utility regulation in Virginia for journal’s Annual Survey edition).

EPA Rules Appear Secure Following Presidential Election, Virginia State Bar, Administrative Law News (December, 2012).

Federal and State Renewable Portfolio Standards: Conflict or Harmony? 41 Toledo Law Review 877 (2010).

Environmental Enforcement and the Limits of Cooperative Federalism (co-author), 20 Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum 1 (2009).

A Regulatory Framework for Carbon Capture and Storage (co-author), 11 Vermont Journal of Environmental Law 1 (2009).