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As a corporate real estate attorney, Will helps clients create tangible results from visionary ideas.

Will guides regional and national clients in both public-private partnerships (P3) and commercial real estate financing, acquisitions, sales and leasing. Negotiating and drafting complex transactions, he collaborates across a wide variety of sectors. He counsels stakeholders in all phases of project development, representing municipalities as well as those in financing and construction.

Prior experience in litigation – from case inception to resolution, including issues on appeal – informs Will’s assistance to real estate clients. This includes proactively identifying where deals go wrong. He understands that everyone comes to the real estate table with different goals and he facilitates transactions that work across the board. Seeing a cooperative end product where all parties benefit is what Will finds most rewarding about real estate matters.




  • Missouri Bar Pro Bono Wall of Fame, 2020-2021


  • J.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
    • UMKC Law Review and Urban Lawyer
  • B.A., University of Kansas, Lawrence
    • Political Science


  • Missouri
  • Kansas

Professional Memberships and Certifications

2023 Pro Bono Champion
  • Guided contractor in negotiation and drafting of agreement for construction of $6 million electrical facility.
  • Represented network of family-owned companies in corporate restructuring, resulting in predicted $9 million in tax savings for owners over five-year period. This further secured senior ownership's wealth transfer to younger generation in tax-efficient manner, and met business goals of limiting corporate liability and facilitating future investment and capital financing.
Case Studies
Through G.I.F.T. Partnership, Husch Blackwell Provides Pro Bono Legal Support to Black-OwnedBusinesses, like Ruby Jean's Juicery, LLC

Our firm assisted with a number of matters, including lease and contract review, corporate restructuring, intellectual property protection and advice on future growth through franchising.

White Papers | March 07, 2023
2023 Public-Private Partnership Trends Report

Exploring what is possible through P3s when the spotlight is squarely on rethinking and rebuilding infrastructure in the U.S.

Outside the Office

Will’s free time is mostly spent with family.

Will is the third of eight close siblings, most of them making their homes in the Kansas City area. A new Nulton generation is beginning, and Will likes that his children will be attending the same school as their cousins. Will enjoys hosting his parents, sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews and in-laws on weekends and cooking big meals – Kansas City barbecue in the summer months.

Community Leadership

Will devotes much of his time outside the office to improving his community, especially through volunteering in his parish and for the Bright Futures Fund, which provides quality Catholic education to the underserved in Kansas City.

  • Bright Futures Fund, Board Member
  • Bishop James Johnston’s Policy Review Task Force, Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
  • Fire Foundation
  • Serra Club of Kansas City
  • Knights of Columbus
  • St. Peter’s Parish, Centennial Capital Campaign Co-Chair