Williams Mullen

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Williams Mullen P.C.
Stacked Williams Mullen logo with arrows
Headquarters Richmond, Virginia
No. of offices 12
No. of attorneys approximately 300[1]
Major practice areas General practice
Key people Thomas R. Frantz, CEO
Date founded 1909
Founder Lewis C. Williams and James Mullen
Company type Professional corporation[2]
Slogan Finding Yes

Williams Mullen is a Richmond, Virginia-based law firm and lobbying group, founded in 1909. It is consistently ranked in the top 200 law firms in the U.S. according to American Lawyer magazine and the third largest in Virginia based on attorney headcount according to Virginia Business magazine.[3]

Williams Mullen provides legal, government relations and economic development services to regional, national and international clients, with more than 300 attorneys and lobbyists in offices throughout North Carolina, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

Practice areas[edit]

Williams Mullen is a full-service corporate law firm with a significant state and federal government relations practice. Its practice groups include environmental law, intellectual property, tax law, international law, real estate, antitrust, corporate law, and labor law.

Notable lawyers and alumni[edit]

  • Thomas R. Frantz—Chairman & CEO
  • Craig L. Rascoe—Chief Operating Officer
  • M. Keith Kapp—Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Past President of the N.C. State Bar (2012-2013)
  • The Honorable Ralph L. "Bill" Axselle, Jr. -- Partner and Chair of State Government Affairs
  • Julious P. Smith, Jr. -- Chairman Emeritus


  1. ^ Firm overview
  2. ^ Firm history
  3. ^ "Profile of Professional Organization Contributors Williams Mullen". The National Law Review. The National Law Forum, LLC. 2012-11-05. Retrieved 2012-12-03. 

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