Will's BioWill Cousineau joined Cornerstone in June 2017 as a principal in the firm’s Springfield, IL office. Since joining the firm, Will has successfully led a number of efforts for clients in many spaces. Clients have secured a number of legislative victories, millions of dollars in new capital funding, and he has helped to devise a number of effective procurement strategies.
Prior to Cornerstone, Will served as senior advisor to the Illinois House Speaker after serving for eight years as the political director for the House Democratic Caucus and the Democratic Party of Illinois. During that time, he worked directly with the Speaker and members to shape, develop and implement the strategy and messaging for the members of the House Democratic Caucus and was responsible for implementing the political, legislative and outreach strategies for House Democratic Caucus members and all aspects of the Illinois House’s political operation.