William H. May, III is a partner at HCM Governmental Relations. Previously, Bill served as General Counsel for the Kentucky Lottery Corporation, where he supervised legal staff and acted as the Legislative and Executive Branch Agent for the Lottery. In addition, Bill was responsible for supervising outside counsel in litigation and establishing the internal rule and regulation process. He also handled all internal/external employment law and intellectual property matters and advised the Board and senior management on a variety of general corporate issues affecting the Lottery’s proprietary business.
Bill served as General Counsel to Governor Paul Patton’s 1999 re-election campaign. He also served as General Counsel to the Kentucky Democratic Party providing legal counsel and advice regarding complex campaign and election finance laws and regulations.
Bill received his undergraduate degree from Western Kentucky University and his received his law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law.