HUNTINGTON – Marc Williams, managing partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough's West Virginia office, has been elected to the executive committee of The National Foundation for Judicial Excellence, a charitable foundation that provides training on civil justice issues to state court appellate judges from across the nation.

The organization addresses legal policy issues affecting the law and civil justice system by providing meaningful support and education to the judiciary, by publishing scholarly works, and by engaging in other efforts to continually enhance and ensure judicial excellence and fairness for all engaged in the judicial process.

Active in several legal professional organizations, Williams recently completed a term as President of DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar, the 23,000-member international organization of lawyers and corporate counsel who defend the interests of businesses and individuals in civil litigation. He also serves on the board of directors of Lawyers for Civil Justice, Inc., an organization of corporations and lawyers working for civil justice reform.

His practice includes complex commercial litigation, toxic torts, consumer fraud, drug and medical device litigation, intellectual property and trade secrets, and environmental claims.

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 400 attorneys and government relations professionals practicing from 12 office locations in the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina, and West Virginia. For more information on the Firm, go to www.nelsonmullins.com, or call 803.255.9794.

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