Bill Whitner


Bill Whitner is an attorney with the Carmen D. Caruso Law Firm, joining the firm in March 2018. He was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2019.

After completing a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University in 2012 with a double major in United States History and Political Science, Bill relocated to Chicago to begin work at Jenner & Block as a Project Assistant, managing documents and assisting in trial preparation. Shortly thereafter, he began his legal studies at Chicago-Kent College of Law where he earned his J.D.

At Chicago-Kent, Bill was a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Team where he and his teammates advanced to the regional level of competition in mock mediation.

When not practicing to become a trial lawyer at Caruso Law, Bill performs improvisational comedy at Chicago’s world-famous The Second City and The Playground Theater, honing the skills necessary for trial work.


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law (J.D.)
  • Vanderbilt University (B.A. United States History and Political Science)