Bill Williams is a partner in the energy group in Sidley's Washington, DC, office. He joined the firm's Washington office in 2006. His practice deals primarily with the representation of interstate gas and oil pipelines and other clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. He advises clients involved in litigation or commercial transactions with regulated companies and also represents clients in FERC Enforcement proceedings. He currently serves as regulatory counsel for TransCanada's Keystone oil pipeline and a number of FERC-regulated gas pipelines, including the Alaska Pipeline Project jointly sponsored by TransCanada and ExxonMobil, Alliance Pipeline, National Fuel Gas Supply Corp, and Empire Pipeline.
Mr Williams is a member of the American Bar Association and the Energy Bar Association. He received his JD from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1977 and his BS from George Mason University in 1974. He is admitted in the District of Columbia.
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