01.23.2009 Williams Mullen Attorney Inducted as Virginia Law Foundation Fellow RICHMOND, VA – Williams Mullen announces that John L. Walker, III was inducted as a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation at the annual Virginia Law Foundation Fellows Dinner & Induction Ceremony in Williamsburg on Jan. 22, 2009.

Mr. Walker is the immediate past president of the Virginia Law Foundation and the recipient of Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s 2008 Leader in Law award for his service to the VLF and, more specifically, his work relating to the establishment of the Nuremberg courtroom exhibit at the Virginia Holocaust Museum. Induction as a Virginia Law Foundation Fellow is a special honor reserved for only a fraction of attorneys in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The program was created in 1983 to encourage and recognize excellence in the practice of law and public service.

Currently, there are only 370 Virginia Law Foundation Fellows. They include outstanding attorneys, law professors, and retired members of the judiciary. Other Fellows from Williams Mullen include: Howard W. Dobbins (Richmond), Robert C. Nusbaum (Norfolk), Robert E. Eicher (Richmond), Donald H. Clark (Virginia Beach), Julious P. Smith, Jr. (Richmond), Reginald N. Jones (Richmond), W. Scott Street, III (Richmond), James V. Meath (Richmond), Linda F. Rigsby (Richmond), and Howard E. Gordon (Norfolk).    

Mr. Walker’s  areas of practice include business litigation, commercial litigation, land use/real estate litigation, banking litigation, insurance law, local government law, construction litigation, trust and estate litigation, product liability defense and securities litigation. He has represented numerous manufacturers, suppliers, developers, regulatory agencies, local governments, lending institutions, distributors, automobile dealerships and leasing companies, insurance companies and engineering firms. Mr. Walker serves on the firm’s board of directors.