After graduating from law school Bill spent a year clerking for the Honorable Richard Rives, United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He then practiced law in Mobile for three years before joining the Law Department of Liberty National in 1980. Bill managed the Company’s Law Department from 1982 through 1996, becoming General Counsel in 1984. Bill was named General Counsel of Torchmark Corporation in 1994. Following his departure from in-house responsibilities, Bill has continued to be actively involved in the affairs of Liberty National.