Full-service law firm Lewis Longman & Walker announced Thursday that Robert Angus Williams has joined the firm.
Williams comes to LLW from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, where he served as General Counsel, and before that, as Chief Deputy General Counsel, serving FDEP’s Public Lands Section and Defense Section.
Before FDEP, Williams worked as an assistant state attorney in Pinellas and Pasco counties and then entered private practice.
His career in state government also includes working as the Clemency Aide in the General Counsel’s office of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services under former Commissioner Adam Putnam.
Williams is an alumnus of the University of Florida, where he earned his bachelor’s degree, and Stetson University, where he earned his law degree.
He will work in the firm’s Tallahassee office as Of Counsel.
“We are delighted to have Robert join our firm. His exceptional reputation and experience in environmental and land use law is a big win and we appreciate the value he brings to our organization,” said LLW President Michelle Diffenderfer.
“LLW now has two former General Counsel of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, which brings a huge benefit to our clients and the community.”