William R. Wright
William was born in Jackson, Mississippi and was educated in the Jackson Public Schools, having graduated from Murrah High School. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance in 1968 and a Master of Business Administration in 1970 from the University of Southern Mississippi. William was a lieutenant in the United States Army with the Infantry Division from 1970 to 1972. He earned his law degree from the University of Mississippi in 1974 where he served as business manager of the Mississippi Law Journal.
William has been named as a SuperLawyer in family law for seven consecutive years by Mid-South SuperLawyers. Also, the publication named him as one of the Top 50 lawyers in Mississippi in 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2013. He has been listed for 15 consecutive years in Best Lawyers in America in the family law area, and was named Lawyer of the Year by that publication in 2013. In 2011, the Mississippi Business Journal included William in its initial list of the Top 50 Lawyers in Mississippi.
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