01.02.2008 Walter I. Skinner Joins Williams Mullen in Wilmington Richmond, VA – January 2, 2007 – Williams Mullen today announced that government contracts and maritime attorney Walter Skinner has joined the firm as partner. Mr. Skinner has more than 30 years of experience in government contracting. Prior to joining Williams Mullen, Mr. Skinner served as general counsel for a $1 billion defense contractor where he provided legal counsel and contractual support to program managers and staff in 19 states and 24 countries. Mr. Skinner's experience also includes having served as associate general counsel of a major U.S. shipyard and as an attorney with a maritime law firm in New York Mr. Skinner has top secret security clearance.

Mr. Skinner received a juris doctor degree from New York University School of Law and a bachelor of science degree in marine engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. He is licensed to practice only in New York.