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KWGD: Oil, Gas & Mineral Law Section Chair William G. Williams Elected To Energy & Mineral Law Foundation Board of Trustees

07.13.15 written by

Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty (KWGD) Attorney William G. Williams was recently elected and installed as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation (EMLF) at its annual meeting during the 36th Annual Institute. The EMLF is a national nonprofit educational organization which fosters the study of the laws and regulations related to natural resource development and energy use. A director at the firm, Williams serves as chair of its Oil, Gas & Mineral Law Section. In addition, Williams has previously served on the firm’s Management Committee and currently serves on the Marketing Committee. 

Williams’ practice is concentrated in oil and gas law, corporate law and commercial litigation. He has represented clients in a wide range of industries and in a multitude of matters. Over the past five years he has been the only Ohio attorney simultaneously listed in both Best Lawyers in America® (Energy & Natural Resources) and Ohio Super Lawyers (Oil and Gas Law), as designated by his peers. In addition, he has maintained an AV® Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 Superb AVVO rating for many years. During his extensive career, Williams was selected to serve as the first Executive Director of the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation. He has also served for eight years on the state of Ohio’s Oil & Gas Board of Review.

Founded in 1958, Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. provides representation across various practice areas of the law: Oil, Gas & Mineral Law, Corporate and Business Law, Real Estate and Construction, Labor and Employment, Employee Benefits, Workers’ Compensation, Commercial Lending and Finance, Taxation, Health Care, Environmental Law, OSHA, Trusts and Estates, and Litigation in all areas. The Firm has over 50 attorneys with offices throughout Northeast Ohio, serving Canton, Akron, Alliance, New Philadelphia, and Sugarcreek. For more information visit