- Maurer School of Law Distinguished Service Award (1997)
- College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award (1992)
William Weeks has represented clients in natural resource conservation matters in private practice as a member of the Bar in Indiana and the District of Columbia. He also worked for the conservation of biodiversity as Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and Executive Vice President of The Nature Conservancy.
He is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Law and the author of Beyond the Ark (Island Press, 1996).