William S. Sessions is a Partner in Holland & Knight's
Washington, D.C. office. Judge Sessions' practice focuses primarily in
Alternative Dispute Resolution procedures.
Judge Sessions served as an arbitrator and mediator for the American
Arbitration Association, the International Center for Dispute Resolution and for
the CPR Institute of Dispute Resolution as a District Panelist, National
Panelist of Distinguished Neutrals and on the Arbitration Appeal Panel.
Following 10 years of private practice with the firm of Haley, Fulbright,
Winniford, Sessions & Bice in Waco, Texas, Judge Sessions served as the
Section Chief of the Government Operations Section of the Criminal Division of
the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., the United States Attorney for
the Western District of Texas, United States District Judge for the Western
District of Texas, Chief Judge of that court and as the Director of the Federal
Bureau of Investigation.
Judge Sessions has received several honorary degrees.