William "Bill" Drabble

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1601 Elm Street, Suite 4600
Dallas, TX 75201
T: 214.954.4135
F: 469.320.6840

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.

Representative Experience

  • 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.

Related Employment

  • 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)
    • Moot-court Coach

Professional Activities, Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Dallas Bar Association


  • J.D., summa cum laude, Baylor University School of Law, 2010
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Political Science, Texas Tech University, 2007

Bar Admission

  • Texas

Court Admission

  • Eastern District of Texas, 2013, Active


Danyelle Stone
D: 469.320.6024