William Brabec is a trial attorney who has advised clients in hundreds of trials – including more than 50 trials to verdict – in complex litigation in state and federal courts in Mississippi. He represents financial institutions – including regional, national and multinational banks – in a full range of disputes, including those involving transfers of funds and deposit issues, large trusts, and complex creditor’s rights issues.
He also advises a variety of business clients in commercial litigation involving contractual disputes, trademarks, fiduciaries, securities fraud, shareholders’ rights, professional errors and omissions, and director and officer liability.
Bill has deep experience in insurance counseling and litigation for admitted surplus lines and excess insurers and re-insurers, as well as complex class actions, multidistrict litigation and mass-joined claims.
He has also defended oil and gas exploration companies in multiple well-fire and well-failure cases. Bill is a frequent speaker on the subjects of civil trial practice and procedure, as well as insurance law and practice.
University of Mississippi, J.D., 1983
University of Mississippi, B.A., 1980
Professional Affiliations & Memberships:
Mississippi Bar Association, Group Insurance Committee
Federal Bar Association
Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
Defense Research Institute, Committees – Products Liability, Excess/Reinsurance, Insurance Coverage
Wesley Chapel, Chairman of Finance Committee, Member of Administrative Board
Third Millenium Faith, Board of Directors
Lorman Property Owner’s Association, Vice President