Clay R. Williams

  • Office:
    • Milwaukee

      411 East Wisconsin Avenue
      Suite 1000
      Milwaukee, WI 53202

  • Telephone: (414) 287-1363
  • Fax: (414) 238-6680


Clay Williams served on the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Corporation and Business Law Committee from its inception in 1985 and as its chair from 1987. The Committee was responsible for redrafting the Wisconsin Business Corporation Code. He assisted in the creation and was co-chair of the State Bar’s Committee on Business Law, a subcommittee of which drafted Chapter 183. He was also a member of the Ad Hoc Committee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar and the Business Law Committee appointed to effect improvements in the law governing the issue of limited liability for professionals. He was appointed by former Governor Thompson as a member of the Task Force on the Creation of a Wisconsin Business Court.

He has authored numerous articles and publications and is a frequent lecturer on a variety of topics. He is a co-author of Berry, Davis, DeGuire and Williams, Wisconsin Business Corporation Law (1992). He was also the recipient, for the third time, of the President’s Award of Excellence presented by the State Bar of Wisconsin.

He is a life member of the American Law Institute, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a Fellow of the Wisconsin Bar Foundation, and an Honorary Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.

He is named in Who's Who in American Law and Who's Who in the World.


  • University of Michigan, LL.B., 1960 Delta Theta Phi
  • Lawrence College, B.A., 1957

Bar Admissions:

  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • Wisconsin and U.S. Supreme Courts
  • U.S. Court of Military Appeals


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