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Aviva O. Will

Burford Group
Managing Director
New York, NY, USA


Aviva Will is a seasoned litigator who was most recently a senior litigation manager and Assistant General Counsel at Time Warner Inc. In that role, Ms. Will managed a litigation portfolio of significant antitrust, IP and complex commercial litigation, including matters concerning the pricing of online music, the bundling of cable networks, DVR technology, and cross-border pricing of DVDs. She was also the company's chief antitrust and regulatory counsel advising senior management on antitrust risk and overseeing all matters before the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission, as well as dozens of government antitrust investigations and merger clearances in jurisdictions throughout the world. She also served as the Assistant Secretary for the company, managing corporate compliance and governance for the company and Board of Directors.

Prior to joining Time Warner, Ms. Will had been a senior litigator at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York where she represented a wide variety of media, technology, and investment banking clients. She has managed a broad range of litigation matters valued in the billions of dollars during her career and has a particular specialty in antitrust and complex business litigation.

Ms. Will graduated from Columbia College with a degree in economics and philosophy and cum laude from Fordham University School of Law where she was the Writing & Research Editor of the Fordham Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. She was a law clerk to the Honorable Stewart G. Pollock on the New Jersey Supreme Court.

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