Edenfield Jurist in Residence
(706) 542-5556

University of Georgia
School of Law
Athens, GA 30602
United States

B.B.A., M.B.A., J.D., University of Georgia


Judges in Politics

Biographical Information

William M. Ray II currently serves as a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. He assumed this post in 2018 after serving on the bench of the Georgia Court of Appeals for six years and the Superior Court in the Gwinnett Judicial Circuit for 10 years.

Previously he was a member of the Georgia State Senate from 1997 to 2002, representing the 48th District. He also worked in private practice for 12 years. Ray earned his bachelor’s degree, his Master of Business Administration and his Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia.