P. William Stark

P. William Stark: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP (2041 Attorneys)
  • 2200 Ross Avenue, Suite 5200, Dallas, TX 75201
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P. William (Bill) Stark is a leader of the Video Games and Esports Group and a Litigation shareholder. Bill advises clients in the esports and video gaming industry with respect to digital content development, distribution, regulation, entertainment, and consumption. He assists and counsels clients regarding esports regulation, training, anti-corruption, compliance, and litigation issues. Bill assists clients in understanding and navigating the complex and rapidly evolving esports legal and regulatory landscape to proactively navigate the opportunities and challenges that arise on a daily basis.

Bill also advises clients regarding commercial and complex disputes. He is experienced trying cases in court and in a wide variety of arbitrations, including international commercial disputes, partnership disputes, real estate litigation, securities litigation, energy litigation, construction contracts, commercial arbitrations, labor and employment disputes and intellectual property. He represents individuals and businesses as both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts, as well as in national and international bodies, such as the American Arbitration Association, the ICC Court of Arbitration, and the London Court of International Arbitration.


•Video games and esports
•Commercial and complex litigation
•Business disputes
•Construction litigation
•Fiduciary litigation
•International dispute resolution
•Labor and employment
•Real estate litigation

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, 2018
•Listed, Rising Stars, 2007-2009 and 2014-2017

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Video Game and Esports
  • Sports Law
  • Trial Practice
  • Litigation
  • Life Sciences & Medical Technology
  • Class Action Litigation
  • American Indian Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
214.665.3735  Phone
214.665.5903  Fax
University Attended:
University of Dallas, B.A., cum laude, 1999
Law School Attended:
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif, International Law Review Association, 2004
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas; 2004, Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Professional & Community Involvement

•Professional Involvement
•Member, State Bar of Texas
•Member, Dallas Bar Association
•Member, Esports Bar Association
•Member, American Bar Association
•Section of Litigation

Birth Information:
Washington D.C., December 29, 1977
Reported Cases:
Experience: Video Game and Esports: Advise esports investors and teams regarding team ethics and anti-corruption policy implementation and management.; Develop comprehensive esports team training and enforcement programs.; Counsel clients regarding regulatory and compliance concerns.; Advise clients regarding litigation and labor and employment issues.; Business Organizations Management/Shareholder/Members Litigation: Handled numerous claims involving disputes between investors and owners of corporate, partnership and other forms of business entities and their officers and directors and court-appointed receivers. Defended and attacked corporate management in suits involving alleged self-dealing, minority shareholder oppression, usurpation of corporate opportunities, breach of fiduciary duty, and excessive compensation.; Real Estate Litigation: Defended and prosecuted claims involving developers, buyers, sellers, and investors in real estate sales, investment and development transactions, and landlords and tenants of commercial and retail properties. Obtained and resisted injunctive relief regarding investments in and rights to real property and defeated applications for receiverships and turnover of real property.; International Litigation: Handled a wide variety of international disputes, including arbitration in London, England over oil and gas contracts and joint ventures in Africa; represented foreign individuals and entities in prosecuting and defending cases in U.S. courts and arbitrations; enforced judgments in other countries, including Mexico, Canada, and Italy; and managing litigation through local counsel in other countries, including Mexico and Canada.; Class Action Litigation: Defended class action suits against developers and lenders involving claims for loss of use and access and consumer fraud litigation. Filed motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment, obtaining multiple federal court dismissals of class action claims against his clients.; Labor & Employment: Defended claims and agency investigations (state and federal) involving wage and hour claims, employment breach of contract, discrimination defense and wrongful termination defense.; Trade Secret Litigation: Prosecuted and defended claims involving alleged misappropriation of trade secrets and obtained and resisted injunctions to enforce intellectual property rights.; Construction Litigation/Arbitration: Handled variety of industrial, commercial, and single and multifamily residence construction cases, representing owners and investors in courts and in arbitration proceedings.; Noteworthy Experiences: Financial Analyst, ILD Telecommunications, Inc., 1997-2000; Financial Analyst, Mattress Giant, 2000-2001

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