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David Howard Williams, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1973, Georgia 1980.


Williams, David Howard was born on September 21, 1945 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Son of Howard Cummins and Alice Emma (Taufenbach) Williams.


Bachelor in History cum laude, Denison University, 1967. Master of Arts in Political Science, Columbia University, 1969. Juris Doctor cum laude, Ohio State University, 1973.


Associate Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease, Columbus, Ohio, 1973-1979. From associate to partner Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy, Atlanta. Partner Hunton & Williams.

Now partner Schiff Hardin LLP, co-leader Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group. Adjunct professor University Georgia School Law, 1995-1997. Lecturer in field.


  • Bar: Ohio 1973, Georgia 1980.


Board directors Atlanta Ballet, 1991-1992, Georgia Association for Primary Health Care. Former trustee, co-president parents' association Trinity School, Atlanta. Former trustee Northside Youth Organization, Atlanta.

Former assistant general counsel Georgia Republican Party. Former member council legal advisors Republican National Committee. Member Benefits Council, American Society for Public Administration, Atlanta, 1998-1999, Midtown Leadership Program, Atlanta, 2001.

Member American Bar Association, State Bar Georgia, Atlanta Bar Association. American Society Pension Actuaries, American Society for Public Administration Benefits Council of Atlanta, Employee Stock Ownership Plan Association.


Married Kathleen Graham, September 2, 1967. Children: David Howard Junior, Jonathan Graham.

Howard Cummins Williams

Alice Emma (Taufenbach) Williams

Kathleen Graham

David Howard Junior Williams

Jonathan Graham Williams