Ed Williams

Ed is a Senior Associate at WilmerHale, an international law firm that represents a variety of clients in complex litigation and corporate transactions. Ed’s practice focuses on supporting clients that are litigating against the federal or a state government, or are litigating matters in appellate tribunals, including the United States Supreme Court. Ed earned a Bachelor of Business Administration cum laude in international business and finance from Howard University and his Juris Doctor magna cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center. After graduating from Howard University, but prior to attending Georgetown Law, Ed served as a third-grade teacher in the Atlanta Public School System through Teach For America and trained incoming teachers as a Corps Member Advisor for the Teach For America institute in Atlanta. As a Georgetown Law student, Ed took on several unique leadership roles including serving as a student member of the Law Center’s Budget Committee, which was responsible for making budget recommendations to the Dean of the Law Center, and as a student member of the Law Center’s Long Range Planning Committee, which was responsible for drafting a five-year strategic plan for the Law Center.

As a legal professional, Ed has served in several capacities including as a Law Clerk to two federal judges in the District of Columbia, as a Law Clerk to the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary, as an Extern at the Department of Justice Civil Appellate Division, and as an Associate at Skadden Arps.

Ed recently joined the Board of Directors of a newly-founded social justice non-profit, Artists and Athletes United for Social Change (“AAUSC”). AAUSC aims to provide actionable social change initiatives that assist artists and athletes in using their celebrity to raise the profile of important social justice issues and engage their fans in social causes.

Senior Associate at WilmerHale