William O’Neill

Newport Beach, California

Newport Beach Mayor Will O’Neill graduated from Stanford University (B.A. History) and then U.C. Hastings College of the Law (J.D.).  He is a partner at a small law firm and previously worked for California Supreme Court Justice Marvin Baxter (Ret.).  As Mayor and a City Council Member, Will has led on his city’s pension reform, overhauled his city’s civil asset seizure reform, reduced his city’s overly-bureaucratic set of Council polices by over 20,000 words, and co-authored debt policies for a multi-billion dollar regional transportation agency.  Will and his wife, Jenny, are raising two young children named Aubrey (7) and Sean (5).

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