Williams

Education and Professional Background

  • University of Georgia, B.A.
  • University of Georgia, LL.B.; Georgetown University Law School, LL.M.
  • Admitted to practice: Georgia; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Tax Courts; All Georgia State Courts

 

Professional Recognition

  • Georgia Trend Magazine Legal Elite

 

Activities and Affiliations

  • Member: State Bar of Georgia; American Bar Association
  • Journal of State Taxation, Editorial Board; Business, Education & Technology Allianceof Southeast Georgia, Board Member
  • Wachovia Bank of Savannah

 

Biography

Pomeroy Williams has been a member of the firm since 1961, and his practice concentrates in the areas of corporate law, securities regulation, tax law, including state and local taxation, and financial and estate planning.

Williams is admitted to practice in the United States Tax Court, the Court of Federal Claims and the United States Supreme Court, as well as in all Georgia Courts. He presently serves as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of State Taxation, a publication of Aspen Publishers, Inc. Williams has also previously served as a student editor of the Georgia Bar Journal and as an associate editor of the Federal Bar Journal. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the American Bar Association.

Since 1970, Williams has served as a director of the First Bank of Savannah, Georgia, and its successors. He served as president of First Bank from 1970 – 1971 and has served as chairman of the Executive Committee. Williams has served as an advisory member of the Board of Directors of Wachovia Bank of Savannah, a division of Wachovia Bank of Georgia, the successor to First Bank of Savannah.

A graduate of the University of Georgia, Williams obtained a B.A. in 1960. Although he received his LL.B. from the University of Georgia in 1962, Williams had completed his studies and successfully passed the bar examinations in 1961, whereupon he joined the firm. In 1962, Williams entered the United States Army Judge Advocate Generals Corps as a first lieutenant and attended the Judge Advocate Generals School in Charlottesville, Virginia prior to being stationed in Washington, D.C. In 1965, he received an LL.M. (in taxation) from Georgetown University Law School and returned to the firm to practice law.

Williams is very involved in the Savannah community and has served on the boards of and acted as counsel for numerous civic and nonprofit organizations. He served on the board of the Business, Education & Technology Alliance of Southeast Georgia and is involved in numerous civic and social clubs in both Savannah and Atlanta.

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