Attorney Profiles

William D. Mahoney


William D. Mahoney was born in Santa Monica, California.  After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served two years on active duty in Germany.  Later in the U.S. Army Reserves, he served in Operations Desert Storm (Iraq), Hurricane Andrew (Florida) and Joint Endeavor (Bosnia).  In 1993, he graduated from Texas Tech with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science.  He graduated from the Texas Tech School of Law in 1996.  While in law school, he served as a member of the Board of Barristers.  Also during law school, he worked as a misdemeanor clerk for the Lubbock County District Attorney’s office, trying 22 criminal jury trials.  He retired from the U.S. Army Reserves after 22 years of service, his last several years in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps.

Mr. Mahoney is a founding partner of Boteler, Mahoney & Gray, L.L.P.  Prior to the formation of Boteler, Mahoney & Gray, Mr. Mahoney was a partner with the firm of Cozen O’Connor.  His legal experience is in a variety of civil litigation areas, including business, insurance subrogation, personal injury, workers’ compensation, and professional malpractice cases.  He has tried many cases to verdict. 

Recently, much of Mr. Mahoney’s work has been in the field of defective vehicle product litigation.  Specifically, he has handled a multitude of cases involving the Ford Speed Control Deactivation Switch and has authored an article published in the National Association of Subrogation Professional’s (NASP’s) Subrogator magazine entitled “Ford Vehicle Fires Require the Right Expert.”

Mr. Mahoney is licensed to practice law before all Texas courts, as well as before the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Tenth Circuits; United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas; Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas; and the Eastern District of Oklahoma. 

In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Mahoney serves as a commissioner on the Building and Standards Commission, a member of the Green Advisory Committee, and as Chairman of Irving’s Transportation Management Association.


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