The law firm of Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan LLP (“FSS”) announced today that former U.S. Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams will join the firm as Partner, effective September 6, 2022. Williams Brings Significant Experience in National and Cyber Security, Crisis Management and Litigation to Firm.
“She brings great leadership experiences in national and cyber security, crisis management and litigation. Her practical problem-solving skills will be of great benefit to our clients.”
Ms. Williams had a distinguished 20-year career in public service at the Department of Justice, culminating in her most recent position as United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She previously served as the First Assistant U.S. Attorney, overseeing the daily operations of the entire Office, as well as Chief of the National Security and Cybercrime Unit. In addition, Ms. Williams is credited with helping create and lead the Threat Intervention and Prevention (TIP) Network, a first-of-its-kind program that helps organizations assess and mitigate potential threats.
“We are excited to have Jennifer join FSS, and for the opportunity to work with her again,” said partner Gregory Paw, who worked with Ms. Williams at the U.S. Attorney’s Office. “She brings great leadership experiences in national and cyber security, crisis management and litigation. Her practical problem-solving skills will be of great benefit to our clients.”
Ms. Williams earned her B.A. in American History from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Early in her career, she also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Anthony J. Scirica at the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and to the Honorable Anita B. Brody at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Ms. Williams is a mother of four and remains involved in many activities in her community, including serving as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.
Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan LLP is a globally recognized firm known for its resolution of complex litigation and investigations and its crisis management skills. The firm’s leadership includes former federal judges, former U.S. attorneys, and attorneys skilled in global matters. It specializes in: Advising Clients on Government Relations Globally; Strategic Management of Complex and Sensitive Matters; Institutional Governance, Compliance & Ethics; Corporate & Cyber Investigations; White Collar Defense & Regulatory Enforcement, and Monitorships. Go here to learn more about Ms. Williams and FSS.