Regent-designate William Um

William Um

Will Um is a nationally recognized trial attorney and litigator at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP. He has 25 years’ experience handling complex commercial disputes, arbitrations, and mediations throughout the United States. Over the course of his career, Mr. Um has advised corporate boards, company executives, risk managers, and in-house counsel on a variety of legal issues and sophisticated business disputes.

Mr. Um received his bachelor’s degree from UC Irvine in 1990 and his law degree cum laude from Boston University School of Law in 1993.

He is a frequent guest lecturer at UC Irvine’s School of Law. For the last five years, Mr. Um has served on the board of directors of the UCI Alumni Association. He is also a board member of Inner City Law Center, a nonprofit organization tackling homelessness in Los Angeles.

Mr. Um is currently the Secretary of the Alumni Associations of the University of California (AAUC). He is an Alumni Regent-designate for one year commencing July 1, 2018.

Term as Regent

Term as Alumni Regent-designate
July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019

Term as Alumni Regent
July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020

Committee Membership (2018-2019)

Finance and Capital Strategies
Public Engagement and Development
Investments Subcommittee