BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM E. RANEY
William E. Raney is a partner at the law firm of Copilevitz & Canter, LLC. His practice
there focuses on First Amendment issues and compliance with state and federal telemarketing
laws. His clients include nonprofit organizations, publicly traded companies, as well as
telemarketing service bureaus, both in the United States and overseas. He is a 1995 graduate of
the University of Virginia School of Law and appeared before the United States Supreme Court
with his firm’s senior partner, Errol Copilevitz, in the 2003 charitable fundraising case Illinois ex
rel. Madigan v. Telemarketing Associates.