Bill is a believer in building relationships with his clients that enable him to solve not only immediate financial issues but also plan for long term success. His ability to look at the big picture enables him to assist his clients in breaking free from the shackles of debt and into a more financially stable tomorrow. Walking a client down this path is what drives Bill as a Raleigh bankruptcy lawyer at Stubbs Perdue.

Bill focuses his practice on issues related to bankruptcy, business law, and transactional law.  Bill is a Board Certified Specialist in Business Bankruptcy Law and Consumer Bankruptcy Law by the North Carolina State Bar.  This specialization provides recognition of his expertise and commitment to excellence.  Whether he is representing clients in Raleigh, New Bern, or other locations, he is passionate about helping his clients obtain effective results and the debt relief they need to move on with their lives. For his exceptional professionalism and dedication, Bill was included in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars ℠ for 2014, 2015, and 2016. He is also BV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, which serves as a testament to the kind of high-quality representation he is capable of delivering.

Bill is active in the community. He is a volunteer with A.E. Finley YMCA, where he serves on the Branch Board, coaches for several youth leagues including soccer and basketball, and earned Volunteer of the Year for 2014. Bill serves on the Endeavor Charter School Board of Directors and the Enclave at Barton’s Creek Home Owner’s Association Board of Directors.  In his free time, he enjoys running and spending time with his wife, 4 children, dog, and cat. As an avid runner, he has completed 10 marathons, including 3 Boston Marathons.

Before joining our firm in October, 2009, he served as a law clerk to United States Bankruptcy Judge A. Thomas Small (retired) and as a student law clerk to United Stated Magistrate Judge Wallace Dixon (retired).  Prior to attending law school, Bill worked at various positions in higher education administration at Binghamton University for 12 years.


  • University of North Carolina, J.D. – 2008
    with Honors
  • State University of New York at Cortland – 2001
    M.S. Recreation
  • St. Lawrence University – 1993
    B.S. Psychology, with Honors
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association
    Business Law Section
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    Bankruptcy Section
  • Tenth Judicial District
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina – 2009
  • US District Court Eastern District of North Carolina – 2009
  • US District Court Middle District of North Carolina – 2010
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Business Law
  • Civil Law
  • Real Estate Law

Other areas of concentration:

  • Consumer Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Consumer Protection Litigation