William Bray is the founding member of The Bray Law Firm, PLLC. His primary areas of practice are motorsports, music, business litigation and general corporate representation. William has extensive experience in representing race teams and drivers in NASCAR, has acted as lead counsel in more than sixty jury trials throughout North Carolina and South Carolina, and serves as primary outside counsel for dozens of corporations in a variety of industries. William is also an Adjunct Professor of Sports Law for the UNCC Belk College of Business Sports MBA Program, where he also acts as a faculty advisor to the program's students. In 2006, William was elected as Chairman of the Sports & Entertainment Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, and served as the program coordinator for that organization's successful continuing legal education program on motorsports, entitled Law in the Fast Lane. He is a frequent speaker and author on issues concerning the management and organization of small businesses, and has been featured in publications such as the Charlotte Observer and Street and Smith's Sports Business Journal. In 2009, William's efforts were featured in North Carolina Lawyer's Weekly. William's clients in the area of motor sports now include some of the top young teams and drivers in the sport, including Joey Logano, Kelly Bires, Trevor Bayne and Braun Racing. Upon graduating from law school, William served as an assistant solicitor for the 16th Judicial Circuit of South Carolina (York and Union Counties), where he prosecuted drug-related offenses and violent crimes. He later served as a partner in the law firm of Bray & Chiarenza in Rock Hill, South Carolina, before leaving the practice of law in 1999 to serve as president of The Links Golf Group, which specialized in corporate entertainment at major sporting events and executive golf retreats to Scotland and Ireland. After returning to a full-time practice in 2002, William opened The Bray Law Firm in April of 2003. William is a native of Florence, South Carolina. He received his B.A. from Davidson College in 1989, and his J.D. from the University of South Carolina in 1993, where he served on the honor council for three years and was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law. He is married to Kitty Mattocks of Charlotte, North Carolina and has three children. You can follow William on Twitter at www.twitter.com/braylaw.