Kara C. Williams
Member
(304) 598-8130
Office: Morgantown
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
J.D. Harvard University
B.A. Washington & Lee
Licensure: DC | WV
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Speaking Engagements

"State and Federal Environmental Regulation and Politics" and "Commissioner Roundtable," 22nd Annual Education Conference, Mid-Atlantic Conference of Regulatory Utilities Commissioners, Hershey PA (June 2017)

"Organizational Leadership Issues for Attorneys," ALPS Lawyer Leadership Institute (WV Bar Foundation), Roanoke WV (May 2012)

"Ethics Issues for In-house (and Out-house) Counsel," 31 Energy & Min. L. Inst. 51 (2010) (with Randall C. Light)

"Professional Responsibility Issues in Representing the Organizational Client," WVCLE, Charleston WV (June 2010)

"Ethics Issues for In-house (and Out-house) Counsel," Energy & Mineral Law Foundation, 31st Annual Institute, Amelia Island FL (May 2010) (Co-Presenter)

“Products Liability & Doing Business in the U.S.,” Council of American States in Europe/WV Development Office, United Kingdom (April 2007) “Products Liability & Doing Business in the U.S.,” Council of American States in Europe/WV Development Office, United Kingdom (April 2007)

“Ethics Issues Affecting Corporate Counsel,” NiSource Legal Department, Charleston WV (October 2005)

"Rethinking the Fiduciary Exception to the Attorney-Client Privilege -- A Postscript," 11 Benefits L.J. 69 (Spring 1998) (with John J. Range)

"Rethinking the Fiduciary Exception to the Attorney-Client Privilege in Light of Varity Corporation v. Howe," 10 Benefits L.J. 25 (Winter 1997) (with John J. Range)

Key Experience

Represented client in contested administrative proceeding for approval needed to close $4.9 billion private equity acquisition
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Memberships & Awards

Professional
Commissioner Emeritus, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC)
Member, WV State Bar Committee on Unlawful Practice
Master of the Bench, Judge John A. Field Jr. American Inn of Court
The Best Lawyers in America®
West Virginia Super Lawyers®
Generation Next/40 Under 40 Award, The State Journal