Jenner & Block

William (Bill) R. Erlain is an associate in the firm’s Corporate Department.



Mr. Erlain received his JD from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in 2019.  While in law school, he served as production editor for the Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property and worked with the Northwestern University Bluhm Legal Clinic’s Center on Negotiation and Mediation.  Additionally, he completed a judicial externship with the Honorable Jorge L. Alonso of the Northern District of Illinois.

Mr. Erlain received his BA in economics, magna cum laude, from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2012 and was a visiting scholar at the University of Oxford from 2011-2012.  Prior to law school, he worked in the actuarial and predictive analytics department of a Fortune 500 company.