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Wesley S. Williams, Jr.

AKA Wesley Samuel Williams, Jr.

Born: 13-Nov-1942
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian [1]
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Attorney

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Former Partner, Covington & Burling


[1] St. John's Church, Lafayette Square, Washington, DC. Vestryman, 1979-83 and 1992-96.

Wife: Karen Hastie Williams (attorney, m. Aug-1968, one daughter, two sons)
Daughter: Amanda (doctor, b. 1974)
Son: BO (b. 1976)
Son: Bailey (b. 1978)

    High School: The Taft School (1959)
    University: BA French Literature, Harvard University (1963)
    University: MA, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University (1964)
    Law School: JD, Harvard Law School (1967)
    Law School: LLM, Columbia Law School (1969)
    Professor: Financial Institutions Law, Georgetown University Law Center (1971-73)
    Administrator: Trustee, The Taft School (1971-76)
    Administrator: Board of Overseers, Harvard University (1985-91)
    Administrator: Board of Managers, Haverford College (2002-?)
    Administrator: Trustee, University of the Virgin Islands (2006-)

    Lockhart Companies President and COO (2003-)
    Covington & Burling Partner (1975-2005)
    Covington & Burling Associate (1970-75)
    Congressional Staff Legal Counsel, Senate Committee on the District of Columbia (1969-70)
    Washington DC Official Legal Counsel, District of Columbia Council (1967-69)
    Member of the Board of Azimuth Trust Company
    Member of the Board of Bear Stearns (2004-08)
    Member of the Board of Blackstar Communications (1987-)
    Member of the Board of Broadcast Capital (1979-92, as Chairman 1989-92)
    Member of the Board of CarrAmerica Realty (1983-)
    Member of the Board of Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (1997-2005, as Chairman 2003-04)
    Member of the Board of Lockhart Companies (as Co-Chairman 1978-)
    Member of the Board of National Capital Bank of Washington
    Member of the Board of Penn Mutual Life (1978-)
    Member of the Board of Salomon Brothers (1997-)
    District of Columbia Bar General Counsel (1979-81)
    New York State Bar Association
    US Supreme Court Bar
    American Bar Foundation
    American Law Institute
    Chevy Chase Club
    City Tavern Club (DC)
    City Club (DC)
    Family & Child Services of Washington, DC President (1974-77)
    Friends for Harry Reid
    Fund for a Free Market America
    George W. Bush for President
    Harvard Alumni Association Board of Directors (1979-82)
    Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Executive Committee
    Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn Board of Governors
    Metropolitan Club
    National Child Research Center Trustee (1978-82, as President 1980-82)
    National Prostate Cancer Coalition Board of Directors (as Chairman 2004-)
    National Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors (1973-91)
    Republican Majority Fund
    Smithsonian Institution Regent
    Urban League
    World Affairs Council (DC) Board of Directors
    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
    Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity

Author of books:
A Practical Guide to FIRREA: The Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (1989)


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