Eric C. Williams
Telephone: (313) 577-8859
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J.D., Columbia University School of Law
M.Phil., Magdalene College at Cambridge University
B.A., University of Michigan
Eric C. Williams directs the Program for Entrepreneurial and Businss Law. He previously worked in New York in private practice, as a legal consultant at Labaton Sucharow LLP, as a business litigation associate at Nixon Peabody LLP, and as a managing partner in the Law Office of Coleman and Williams. He also gained experience in the nonprofit sector as director of development at the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island and as senior program developer at Focus: HOPE in Detroit.
Williams earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Michigan, a master of philosophy in international relations from Magdalene College at Cambridge University and a juris doctor from Columbia University School of Law.
- April 2, 2013
Eric Williams was a panel member at the March 29 symposium, "Incubators: Function and Future," at Ohio State University's Moritz School of Law sponsored by Law Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal. On March 27, he delivered a presentation, "Legal Issues for Startups," at D:Hive in Detroit.
- Eric Williams was quoted a Legal News article titled "Transactional law team places third in competition."
- Eric Williams was interviewed by Detroit Public TV's "American Black Journal" about Wayne Law's Business & Community Law Clinic, of which he is the director.
- Eric Williams is quoted in an article on CBS Detroit titled "New patent procurement clinic at Wayne Law offers qualifying clients free legal services."
- Eric Williams is quoted in a Macomb County Legal News article titled "WSU Law School selected for patent clinic."