Michael E. Williams (lobbyist)

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Michael E. Williams (lobbyist) is Director of Government Affairs in the Washington, DC, office of the Greenberg Traurig law firm. [1]


Williams joined the firm in 2001, according to his GT profile. [2] He graduated in 1987 with a BA in Political Science from the University of Richmond and is not an attorney. From 1992 to 2001, Williams was a Senior Lobbyist for the National Rifle Association (NRA), "the number one rated Association lobbyist team for 2001, according to Fortune magazine. For more than 11 years, as a Federal liaison for the NRA, Michael promoted legislative and political objectives on Capitol Hill. He was one of the major architects of the NRA legislative strategy to derail the 1997-1998 Clinton Gun Control legislation.

"Mr. Williams 15 years of experience on Capitol Hill has allowed him to develop an extensive bipartisan network of contacts within all areas of the Federal Government including members of Congress, Congressional staff, the Administration and various governmental agencies."

"Team Abramoff"

The Washington Post included Williams in a list of members of "Team Abramoff". [3]


  1. "Michael E. Williams", Greenberg Traurig, accessed May 2007.
  2. "Michael E. Williams", Greenberg Traurig, accessed May 2007.
  3. "Who Is Team Abramoff?", Washington Post, December 12, 2005.