• University of Nevada-Las Vegas (2002) – cum laude with University Honors, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • William S. Boyd School of Law (2005) – J.D.


  • State Bar of Nevada Annual Meeting – Black Letter Law in Nevada
  • Clark County Bar Association CLE – Black Letter Law in Nevada

William Sykes


William, who goes by “Will,” graduated from Cimarron-Memorial High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. After high school, William attended the Honors College at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV), and graduated cum laude with University Honors with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Management, in 2002.

After college William attended law school at the William S. Boyd School of Law and earned his J.D. in 2005. During law school, William was a member of the Society of Advocates and successfully competed on the UNLV Jessup International Moot Court Team.

During law school, William interned for a district court judge in the Eighth Judicial District Court of Nevada, and also interned for Justice Michael L. Douglas at the Supreme Court of Nevada. William also worked for a small law firm focusing on business litigation. In 2015, Will was selected to be a Super Lawyers Mountain States Rising Star.

After law school, William worked for Justice Michael L. Douglas at the Supreme Court of Nevada as a judicial law clerk for two years.

William joined what was then known as Claggett & Associates in 2008, and since then has obtained and recovered millions of dollars in settlements and judgments on behalf of the firm’s clients. William subsequently became a partner at Claggett & Sykes and continues to vigorously represent the firm’s clients in state and federal courts.

In 2013, he received an AV-rating from his peers through Martindale-Hubbell, achieving the highest possible rating for ethics and legal ability.

William enjoys traveling, cycling, and spending time with his wife and sons.