Jeffrey Willis

Jeffrey Willis Secretary
Northern Arizona University

Education

'72 BA, Northern Arizona University

'75 JD, Washington and Lee University School of Law

Biography

Jeff is a senior partner in Snell & Wilmer L.L.P., Arizona's largest law firm.  He is admitted to practice in five states and the District of Columbia.  In 2009, he was selected as Tucson's Lawyer of the Year for "Bet Your Company Litigation" by Best Lawyers in America, and has been named a “Southwest Super Lawyer.” Jeff’s leadership began at NAU where he served on the ASNAU Senate for three years and continues today as he sits on the board of Patronato San Xavier in Tucson. While attending NAU, Jeff was active in Sophos and Blue Key, and was one of the first graduates of the NAU Honors Program.  Both of Jeff’s brothers and one of his sons are NAU alums, and his father, Dr. William R. Willis, was the chair of the NAU Physics Department from 1967-1989.