William J. Wray

Contact Info:
WWray@nevadafirm.com
702.791.0308
Practice Groups:
Construction
Construction Litigation
News about William:
Best Lawyers® – Construction
Martindale Hubbell AV Rated
Vegas Inc. – Tops Lawyers for Litigation
Nevada Legal Elite
 William Wray

Mr. Wray is a shareholder of the firm.  His practice is built upon the excitement and complexities of large-scale construction and related commercial activities.  Mr. Wray represents large national and international clients, as well as local Nevada clients, in all aspects of construction and development, including licensing, entitlements, government relations, bidding, contracting, project administration, project closeout, project claims and dispute resolutions.

Education
B.A., Pace University, magna cum laude, 1987
J.D., St. John’s University, 1991

Bar and Court Admissions
State Bar of Nevada, 1996
State Bar of New York, 1992
State Bar of Idaho, 1992
State Courts of Nevada
U.S. District Court of the District of Nevada

Memberships and Affiliations
State Bar of Nevada
State Bar of New York
State Bar of Idaho
Clark County Bar Association
American Bar Association
International Association of Korea Lawyers
Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York
Associated General Contractors
National Association of Minority Contractors
Korean American Chamber of Commerce
Asian American Chamber of Commerce
Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce
The Korean Association of Las Vegas

Experience:
Mr. Wray’s practice is built upon the excitement and complexities of large-scale construction and related commercial activities.  He represents large national and international clients, as well as local Nevada clients, in all aspects of construction and development, including licensing, entitlements, government relations, bidding, contracting, project administration, project closeout, project claims and dispute resolutions.  He has represented major parties in connection with some of Las Vegas’ largest construction project litigations, including cases involving the CityCenter, Venetian, Bellagio, Planet Hollywood, Aladdin, Resort at Summerlin, Miracle Mile, Forum Shops, Shoppes at Palazzo, McCarran Airport expansion, and UNLV Lied Library projects.

Mr. Wray also represents commercial clients in connection with litigation and dispute resolution matters, generally, as well as in connection with organizational, transactional and administrative issues, including international issues.  His international practice and experience is focused in Asia, Latin America and the Arab World.  He has strong ties to Korea and speaks, reads and writes Korean.

Education:
Mr. Wray obtained my undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Pace University in 1987 and his law degree from St. John’s University School of Law in 1991.  He also studied Asian Studies at Columbia University.

Bar and Court Admissions:
Mr. Wray was admitted to practice in Nevada in 1996.  He is licensed to practice before the all state courts of the States of Nevada, New York, and Idaho, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.

Recognitions:
Mr. Wray is listed in Best Lawyers® – Construction Law; rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell; and has been recognized in the VEGAS INC. publication of “Top Lawyers” for Litigation; and in the Nevada Business magazine’s publication of “Nevada Legal Elite: The Silver State’s Top Attorneys”.