B.A., Boston College; J.D., Vanderbilt
Professor Williams is an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia who specializes in Fraud and Public Corruption. Professor Williams has tried 36 cases to verdict, 17 of which were tried to a jury. As a fraud and public corruption prosecutor, his practice focuses on offenses ranging from wire and mail fraud, to government contracts fraud, to bribery and gratuities violations. Prior to joining the Fraud and Public Corruption Section, Professor Williams prosecuted violent crimes (e.g., Carjacking, Armed robbery, Assault with intent to kill) in the Superior Court Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Professor Williams worked as an associate at Arnold & Porter, LLP. He specialized in government contracts, white collar crime, and political law. Professor Williams also clerked for the Honorable Brian S. Miller in the Eastern District of Arkansas. Further, he served as a legislative assistant to a United States Senator.