William "Bill" Drabble
1601 Elm Street, Suite 4600
Dallas, TX 75201
Bill Drabble is an associate, focusing on commercial litigation matters. He joined Gray Reed & McGraw in 2012. Bill earned his bachelors in Political Science with highest honors from Texas Tech University. He completed his J.D, graduating first in his class, from Baylor University School of Law where he was Senior Technical Editor of Baylor Law Review.
From 2010 to 2012, Bill clerked for Judge Walter S. Smith, Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas where he gained experience in multiple areas of federal practice, including business litigation, bankruptcy appeals, employment law, and civil-rights actions. While clerking for Judge Smith, Bill also served as an adjunct professor at Baylor Law School, coaching three moot-court teams.
- Assisted with the successful arbitration on behalf of a tenant in a rental rate dispute with the landlord resulting in the return of overpaid rent and $4 million in savings over the life of the lease.
- Clerk, Hon. Walter S. Smith, Jr., United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Waco, Texas (2010 - 2012)
- Adjunct Professor, Baylor Law School, Waco, Texas (2010 - 2012)
Professional Activities, Memberships & Affiliations
- Member, Dallas Bar Association