Gail L. Peek

Gail L. Peek


Waco, Texas

Prior to joining Beard Kultgen Brophy Bostwick & Dickson, PLLC, Gail Peek held the position as in-house counsel for Wilsonart International, Inc., a Fortune 500 Company. While at Wilsonart, Ms. Peek served as vice president and general counsel from 1993 to 2005. Ms. Peek has also practiced bankruptcy law and commercial litigation at Kirkland & Ellis, a premier Chicago law firm.

Ms. Peek’s legal experience includes general business counseling, employment law, commercial litigation, international and domestic acquisitions and divestitures, and antitrust law.

Areas of Practice

  • 60% Business Counselling
  • 40% Employment Law

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1984
  • Texas, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas


  • University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1984
  • Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
    • Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy - 1978
    • Major: Politics
  • City College of New York, New York, New York
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts, cum laude - 1972
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Bar Association
  • Bell County Bar Association
  • McLennan County Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Scott and White Health Plan, Board of Directors
  • United Way of Central Texas, Board of Directors
  • Ralph Wilson Youth Clubs of Temple, Texas, President
  • Board of Central Texas Housing Consortium, Commissioner
  • Visiting Committee University of Mary Hardin Baylor, Member
  • Visiting Committee Scott & White Hospitals and Clinics, Member
  • Rotary Club of Temple, Texas, Member
  • Board of Directors of the Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone No. 1 of Temple, Texas, Member