Law and Capital Markets @ Ohio State is a program of The Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University. The nonpartisan program aims to further the study of capital markets and corporate law. The program hosts multiple events throughout the year in Columbus and key financial centers. These events generate open and vigorous exchange about the leading problems and issues dealmakers face and are commonly co-sponsored by private organizations.
General Counsel Series Presents: Douglas L. Williams
February 21, 2012
Douglas L. Williams is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of the Limited Brands. In his talk, Mr. Williams discussed corporate governance, differences between in-house counsel and private practice, M&A issues, and answered questions from the audience. View photos of the event here.
Prior to joining Limited Brands in 1998, Williams was a partner in the Columbus office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP and a partner before that at the firm of Schwartz, Kelm, Warren & Rubenstein. He has a rich background in the areas of employment discrimination and wrongful discharge litigation and has advised companies on human resources and equal employment opportunity issues.
Williams also is a former assistant professor of law at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and is a faculty member of the American Law Institute – American Bar Association.