Womble Bond Dickinson mourns the passing of long-time partner Bill Whitehurst, who passed away Feb. 19.

Bill graduated from Wake Forest University and earned both J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of North Carolina. He joined the firm (then known as Womble Carlyle) in 1983, focusing his practice on executive compensation as well as retirement and welfare benefit plans. He served as Managing Partner of the firm’s Winston-Salem office from 2013 to 2018, and previously served on the Firm Management Committee.

In 2017, Bill served as Event Chair of the American Heart Association’s Winston-Salem Heart Ball.

The family plans to host a celebration of Bill's life at a later time. Click here to read the full obituary from Bill’s family.