William G. McGrath, Associate

Will McGrath joined the firm as an associate in 2021.  He graduated from law school at the University of Arkansas Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law.  In law school, Will served as an Associate Editor of the University of Arkansas Little Rock Law Review. Will was published twice in the University of Arkansas Little Rock Law Review for both his law review note and a survey casenote. Will also received a top paper award in Sales Transactions.

Will was also awarded the Dean’s Certificate of Public Service and was selected as the recipient of the Bowen Student Public Service Award for his law school class, in large part due to his serving as a foster parent with his wife, Emma throughout law school. Will is a passionate advocate for children in foster care.

Will is a proud Texan, originally from The Woodlands, Texas. Will enjoys spending time with his growing family, cheering on his Baylor Bears and all Houston sports teams, and playing pick-up basketball.

Areas of Practice:
Construction Litigation
General Civil Litigation
Medical Malpractice Defense
Products Liability
Property and Casualty Defense
Premises Liability

Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admission:
Arkansas, 2021
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas, 2021
U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas, 2021

Education:
University of Arkansas Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, Little Rock, Arkansas, 2021, J.D.,
Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 2017, B.B.A. Human Resource Management, Marketing

Law Review:
University of Arkansas Little Rock Law Review — Associate Editor

Professional Associations and Memberships
American Bar Association
Arkansas Bar Association
Pulaski County Bar Association
Little Rock Angels—Board President
Fellowship Bible Church—Member

Fraternities:
Kappa Sigma
Phi Alpha Delta

Published Works:
Shifting The Burden Out Of Neutral: Why Burden-Shifting Is Necessary In ERISA Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims, 43 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 567

Survey of Recent Case Law: Business Law, 43 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 611.

Noteworthy:

While in law school, Will served as an extern for then-Chief Judge Rita Gruber of the Arkansas Court of Appeals.

Top Paper

  • Sales Transactions