Paul Williams Named to Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel

Shook, Hardy & Bacon Partner Paul Williams has been admitted to the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, a sought-after group of legal leaders in the community who have achieved professional distinction.

Founded in 1936, the FDCC has more than 1,400 international members from the United States, Puerto Rico, Australia, Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Membership is by invitation only with a rigorous vetting process. The FDCC limits membership to 1,000 U.S. defense counsel. Currently, there are 21 FDCC members in Colorado, including Williams.

Williams’ previous recognitions for excellence in the legal profession include being named a 2015 Litigation Trailblazer by National Law Journal. Also in 2015, the Association of Corporate Counsel named The HEICO Companies, LLC, and Shook 2015 Value Champions for working together to improve legal outcomes, reduce costs, decrease case variations, and improve efficiency and value of legal services. Williams has managed Shook’s role as National Product Liability Counsel for HEICO since 2011.

Previous Shook inductees to FDCC include Chair John Murphy and Partners Rob Adams, David Erickson, Frank Kelly, Miranda Lundeen Soto, David Thorne and Gene Williams.