Mailing Address:
3800 Colonnade Parkway, Suite 350
Birmingham, AL 35243

Office: 205-968-0900

Personal Email: WPG@grayattorneys.com

William P. Gray, Jr.

SENIOR PARTNER

William P. Gray, Jr. has been practicing law for over 45 years, including having served as Chief Legal Advisor for Republican Governor Fob James, State of Alabama from 1995-1998. As legal advisor to the governor, Mr. Gray was the Governor's primary litigator and was also the key negotiator in certain transactions for the state of Alabama. He was also involved in the completion of the Mercedes location in the state of Alabama and was instrumental in securing and bringing the $450 million Boeing Delta IV booster facility to Decatur, Alabama.

In 1999, Mr. Gray moved his practice to Birmingham, AL where he has been practicing law in private practice, ever since. Mr. Gray primarily represents insurance carriers. In this capacity, Mr. Gray has litigated a multitude of issues from bad faith, breach of contract, and fraud, to wrongful death, products liability, employment liability, and other corporate liability issues.

Throughout his career, Mr. Gray has been involved in hundreds of litigated cases in nearly every county in the state of Alabama, having tried around 100 jury cases to conclusion and having won an overwhelming number of them.

 Mr. Gray is licensed and admitted to practice law in the State of Alabama, all federal districts in Alabama, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, the American Bar Association, the Alabama State Bar, the Birmingham Bar Association, and the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association.

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