William E. Shreve , Jr. - Phelps Dunbar LLP

William E. Shreve , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

William Shreve practices in the areas of appellate advocacy, insurance coverage, and civil litigation.  He has handled more than 100 appeals and petitions for extraordinary writ in the Alabama Supreme Court, Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, and United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.  He has represented insurers and insureds in numerous coverage matters, preparing coverage opinions, prosecuting declaratory-judgment actions, defending breach-of-contract/bad-faith cases, and intervening on behalf of insurers in actions against insureds.  He has also defended construction accident, products liability, premises liability, contract, bad faith, outrageous conduct, civil rights, business interference, defamation, and other personal injury and commercial litigation   He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Alabama Super Lawyers. 


University of AlabamaJ.D. 1987Davidson CollegeBA 1984
American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Appellate Practice and Insurance Coverage Committees Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, Amicus Curiae Committee Alabama State Bar, Appellate Practice SectionMobile Bar Association, Appellate Practice CommitteeAppellate Judges Conference, Council of Appellate Lawyers

Office Location

101 Dauphin Street, Suite 1000
Mobile, AL 36602
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Appellate Practice of the Mobile Metro Area
William E. Shreve, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice
Insurance Law (Appellate, Commercial, Coverage, General, Liability Insurance, Litigation)

Other Information

Gender: Male