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Walter Bland Williamson

Walter Bland Williamson, American lawyer. Bar: Oklahoma 1969, Georgia 1963, United States Court Military Appeals 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1969.

Background

  • Williamson, Walter Bland was born on April 6, 1938 in Selma, Alabama, United States. Son of Walter Bland and Tina (Matheny) Williamson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Stetson University, 1959. Juris Doctor, Emory University, 1963.

    Career

    • Attorney Office General Counsel Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Washington, 1967. Attorney Office Standard Policy United States Department Commerce, 1968-1969. Shareholder Pray, Walker, Jackman, Williamson & Marlar and predecessors, Tulsa, 1969—2008, president, 1993-1998, of counsel, since 2008.

      Senior vice president & general counsel Laredo Petroleum, since 2008. Steering committee conference on nuclear power generation National Energy Law and Policy Institute, 1981. Advisory committee on natural gas allowables Oklahoma Corporation Commission, 1983, 88.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Oklahoma 1969, Georgia 1963, United States Court Military Appeals 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1969.

    Membership

    Member Oklahoma Energy Resources Board, 1992-1995. Trustee Grace and Franklin Bernsen Foundation. Board directors Indian Nations Council, Boy Scouts American.

    Governing board Jasmine Moran Childrens Museum Captain United States Army, 1963-1967. Member American Bar Association (vice-chairman natural gas marketing and transportation committee, natural resource section 1986-1988, co-chairman energy committee administrative law and regulatory practice section 1998-2000), Oklahoma Bar Association (chairman mineral law section 1982), Tulsa County Bar Association (chairman mineral law section 1979), Indiana Petroleum Association American (regional vice president 1991-1995), Oklahoma Indiana Petroleum Association (chairman legal committee 1979-1983, general counsel 1983-2009, Member of Year 1987), Energy Advocates (coordinator 1987-1988, 91), Phi Delta Phi.

    Connections

    • Children: Michael Davis, Amy Caroline. Married Dana Leigh Freiburger, January 2, 1999.
    • father: Walter Bland Williamson
    • mother: Tina (Matheny) Williamson
    • spouse: Dana Leigh Freiburger
    • children: Michael Davis Williamson
    • Amy Caroline Williamson
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