Fox Rothschild’s Gregory B. Williams Honored With Judge Layton Award

July 1, 2010 – Press Releases

Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce that partner Gregory B. Williams of the firm’s Wilmington office has received the Judge Layton Award for Service from the judges of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware during the annual meeting of its Federal Bar Association on June 23.

The Judge Layton Award for Service is presented annually to recipients who personify legal acumen, professional decorum, public service and other honorable qualities of a federal practitioner.

Williams, who serves as chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee and is the former Managing Partner of the firm’s Wilmington office, has a diverse practice focused on commercial, intellectual property and other business litigation for a wide range of corporate clients, including technology companies, manufacturers, financial institutions, energy companies, health care companies, retailers, government entities, colleges and universities and faith-based organizations. He counsels and represents clients in litigation in federal and state courts in Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey in matters that encompass patent infringement, trademark and trade dress infringement, antitrust and unfair competition issues, eminent domain and other business matters. Williams also contributes to the firm’s Delaware Intellectual Property Litigation blog which explores the decisions issued by the U.S. District Court of Delaware in the areas of antitrust and intellectual property law.

A member of the Attorney Advisory Committee for the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, Williams also co-chairs its Technology Committee and serves as a member of the Local Rules Committee, which works with the court to revise the Local Rules. Williams is a member of the Judicial Nominating Commission for the State of Delaware, having been appointed by Governor Jack Markell. He also serves on the Hearing Committee for the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and is a past President of the Barristers' Association of Philadelphia, Inc.

Williams’ various bar affiliation activities include, among others, serving as Treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee of the Delaware State Bar Association, and serving as a delegate for Philadelphia for the Pennsylvania Bar Association's House of Delegates.

Williams is a past recipient of the “40 Under 40 Award” by the Philadelphia Business Journal and the “30 Leaders Under 30” by Ebony Magazine.

Williams earned his J.D. from Villanova University School of Law in 1995 and his B.A. and B.S. from Millersville University in 1990.

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