Director & CEO

William J. Underwood, Jr., a director and current CEO at Underwood Perkins is a former Judge Advocate General U.S. Air Force and speaks fluent Spanish.

Mr. Underwood currently focuses his practice on business enterprises and securities, including international transactions, commercial finance, intellectual property, and real estate. He also helps clients navigate change with his experience in mergers and acquisitions and estate planning.

Practice Areas

  • Business Enterprises & Securities
  • Commercial Finance
  • Lending & Banking
  • Real Estate
  • Estate Planning
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Taxation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Executive Compensation
  • Professional Practices

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1974

Court Admissions & Certifications

  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. States Court of Military Appeals


  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, J.D.
  • Southern Methodist University, Bachelor’s of Business Administration

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member, Dallas Bar Association

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