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Kilpatrick Townsend Expands Government Relations Practice in Washington, D.C.
Firm Adds Craig Williams
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 26) – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today the addition of Craig Williams to the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Williams joins the firm as a Government Relations Advisor on the firm’s Government Relations Team in the Corporate, Finance and Real Estate Department.
“Craig is an outstanding addition to the firm’s Government Relations Team,” said Rob Harmala, Kilpatrick Townsend Government Relations Team Chair. “Craig is a highly-skilled attorney, and his background brings a great foundation of work that complements our already strong team.”
Mr. Williams advises clients on matters of public policy with a focus on Native American Affairs. He is a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Williams was the Diversity Director at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) where he was charged with helping increase the diversity of the DCCC and its campaigns, and served as the DCCC liaison to the Congressional Black Caucus, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and the Congressional Asian Pacific Americans Caucus. Previously, Mr. Williams was Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Congressman Ben Ray Lujan from New Mexico.
Mr. Williams earned his J.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Law, with a Certification in Federal Indian Law. While attending law school, he was selected by The Udall Foundation for the prestigious Native American Congressional Internship Program during the summer of 2013 where he interned in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Tribal Justice.
Mr. Williams earned his M.A. in Political Science from Jackson State University and his B.S. in Exercise Science from Auburn University.
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