Mr. Davis has been recognized as one of the top estate planning attorney and fiduciary litigators in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area by Washingtonian magazine each year since 2005; voted one of The Best Lawyers in America by his peers every year since 2006; and selected as a Super Lawyer in Super Lawyers magazine annually since 2007.
Bill is a member of Jackson & Campbell, P.C.’s Professional Responsibility and Trusts and Estates Practice Groups. Before joining Jackson & Campbell, Bill was a partner at a general civil practice law firm in Washington, D.C. and concentrated his practice is the area of trust and estate planning and administration and fiduciary litigation.
He was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) in 2000 and serves on the State Laws and Fiduciary Litigation Committees of ACTEC. Bill is also the current D.C. State Chair of ACTEC. He has also been elected into the Fellowship of the Litigation Counsel of America.
Active in the District of Columbia Bar and the Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Bill has served as former treasurer and board member of the District of Columbia Bar and as co-chair of the Estates Trusts and Probate Law Section of the District of Columbia Bar as well as a former president and board member of the Bar Association. In addition, he is a member Real Property, Probate and Trust Law section of the American Bar Association, a member of the Washington, D.C. Estate Planning Council, a member of the Advisory Committee on Probate and Fiduciary Rules of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, the Counsellors and the Barristers, and is currently serving on the Guardianship Project Committee of the Council for Court Excellence.
Bill is a frequent lecturer on Estate Planning and Probate Administration and is an Adjunct Professor at The George Washington University Law School and Georgetown University Law School. He has also served as an adjunct at The Catholic University of America Columbus Law School. He earned his J.D. from the Marshall Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary and his A.B. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Maryland and admitted to but inactive in the North Carolina Bar.