J. Williams, Of Counsel

John TS Williams

Of Counsel

Mr. Williams (born 1959) has practiced law in federal and state courts since graduation from the Duke University School Of Law in 1987. Mr. Williams began his legal career in New York City, where he specialized in environmental litigation, regulatory compliance and transactions with Beveridge & Diamond, Shearman & Sterling and Sidley & Austin (now Sidley, Austin, Brown Wood). Mr. Williams moved to Houston in 1994, practicing law with Mayor, Day, Caldwell & Keeton (now Andrews Kurth), Bayko Gibson and Jones Day, where his practice expanded to include toxic tort litigation, commercial litigation and class action defense. Mr Williams now practices law in Texas and South Carolina, focusing on commercial litigation and class actions.


JD, Duke University School of Law

BA, University of Florida

Reported Cases

Missouri Pacific R. Co. v. Navarro, 90 S.W.3d 747 (Tex. App.- San Antonio, 2002)

Public Interest Research Group of New Jersey, Inc. v. Elf Atochem North America, Inc. 817 F. Supp. 1164 (D.N.J. 1993)

Village of Westbury v. Department of Transportation, 75, 75 N.Y.2d 62, 550 N.Y.S. 2d 604 (1989)


"Environmental Law Of The United States Of America, " International Environmental Law and Regulation (Butterworths Legal Publishers, 1991)

Current Licenses to Practice Law


New York

South Carolina

Current Bar Association Memberships

Texas Bar Association

South Carolina Bar Association

Marquis Who's Who in America 2007


4635 Southwest Freeway
Houston, Texas 77027
Tel: (713) 893-0022

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 20545
Houston, Texas 77025