Gregory P. Williams Elected Fellow of American Academy of Appellate Lawyers
October 9, 2018
Firm News| Corporate & Chancery Litigation
WILMINGTON, Delaware (October 9, 2018) – Richards, Layton & Finger director Gregory P. Williams has been elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers (AAAL). Membership in the AAAL is by invitation only and is reserved for experienced appellate lawyers who have demonstrated the highest level of skill and integrity. Mr. Williams is one of only two lawyers in Delaware chosen as an AAAL Fellow.
Mr. Williams is widely recognized as one of Delaware’s top corporate litigators. Primarily representing corporations, their directors and officers, and board committees, he has achieved many high-profile wins in the Delaware Court of Chancery and Delaware Supreme Court. Mr. Williams has successfully litigated complex corporate disputes for clients such as Dell, PetSmart, JPMorgan Chase, New York Stock Exchange, Monsanto, KKR, Barnes & Noble, and the directors of The Walt Disney Company.
Mr. Williams, who has served as Richards Layton’s president as well as head of the firm’s Corporate Department, is chair of the Delaware Supreme Court Litigation Rules Committee and former chair of the Court of Chancery Rules Committee. A Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers as well as the AAAL, Mr. Williams has long been top-ranked in every major legal directory, including Chambers USA. In 2018 Chambers reported that “his analytical skills and judgment are among the best virtually anywhere.”
About the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers
The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers was founded in 1990 to recognize outstanding appellate lawyers and promote the highest standards of professionalism and advocacy in appellate courts. Membership in the AAAL is open only to individuals with a reputation of recognized distinction as an appellate lawyer.
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