William S. Sessions - Holland & Knight, LLP

William S. Sessions

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

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.

Baylor UniversityBS Baylor Law SchoolJ.D.
The Council for Excellence in Government San Antonio Bar Association Federal Bar Association American Bar Association Judicature Society American Bar Foundation William S. Sessions American Inn of Court National Association of Former U.S. Attorneys Governor's Anti-Crime Commission (Texas) Governor's Task Force on Homeland Security for the State of Texas

Case History

Other Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court

Office Location

800 Seventeenth Street, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20006
United States

Practice Areas

Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law