Wesley S. Williams, Jr.

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Wesley S. Williams, Jr.

Partner, law firm of Covington & Burling (Washington, DC, London, Brussels and Paris) since 1975 [specializing in laws affecting financial institutions and their holding companies; in corporate, securities, and insolvency law; and in real estate and other financing law]

  • Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors and Co-CEO of the Company, The Lockhart Caribbean Corporation and subsidiaries, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands Board Member since 1978
  • Member, Boards of Directors, Blackstar Communications, Inc., Washington, DC, and Florida, Oregon, and Michigan subsidiaries [ Home Shopping Network affiliates], since 1987
  • Member, Board of Directors and Executive Committee, CarrAmerica Realty Corporation, Washington, DC, since 1983
  • Member, Boards of Directors, Blackstar LLC, Washington, DC, and Nebraska and South Dakota subsidiaries [predominately Fox Network affiliates], since 1995
  • Member, Board of Directors, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (District No. 5, covering Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and part of West Virginia), effective January 1, 1997
  • Member, Board of Directors, Salomon Inc. (Salomon Brothers Inc., Phibro Inc., Phibro Energy Productions Inc.), since May, 1997

"Married to former Karen Roberta Hastie, August, 1968. Mrs. Williams is currently a partner in the Washington, DC law firm of Crowell & Moring, and a director of Continental Airlines, Crestar Bank, Crestar Financial Corporation, The Enterprise Foundation, Fannie Mae, Gannett Co., Inc., SunAmerica, Inc., and Washington Gas Light Co.; and was formerly a member of the Trilateral Commission. A graduate of Bates College (B.A., 1966), Fletcher School (M.A., 1967) and Catholic University Law School (J.D., 1973), she previously served, after confirmation by the Senate, as Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OMB), and earlier as Chief Counsel to the US Senate Committee on the Budget, and law clerk with the United States Supreme Court and United States Court of Appeals." (For More) [1]

Resources and articles


  1. Wesley S. Williams, Jr., Lockhart, accessed July 28, 2007.
  2. Board of Directors, World Affairs Council, accessed July 28, 2007.