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


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


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


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.


Member steering committee Conference on Nuclear Power Generation, National Energy Law and Policy Institute, 1981. Member of advisory commission on natural gas allowables Oklahoma Corporation Commission, 1983, 88. Served to captain United States Army, 1963-1967.

Member Oklahoma Energy Resources Board, 1992-1995. Trustee Grace and Franklin Bernsen Foundation. Member governing board Jasmine Moran Children's Museum.

Member Oklahoma Bar Association (chairman mineral law section 1982), Tulsa County Bar Association (chairman mineral law section 1979) American Bar Association (vice chairman naturalgas marketing and transportation committee, natural resource section 1986-1988, co-chairenergy committee administrative law and regulatory practice section), Indiana Petroleum Association American (regional vice president 1991-1995), Federal Energy Bar Association, Okla.Ind. Petroleum Association (chairman legal committee 1979-1983, general counsel since 1983. Club: Summit.


Children: Michael Davis, Amy Caroline. Married Dana Leigh Freiburger, January 2, 1999.