John Williams, Esq
John Legaré Williams is President of The Williams Law Firm, P.A. John adds vigor and continuity to the Williams Law Firm, which was founded by his father, David N. Williams, in 1974. John proudly continues his father’s legacy by being a trusted advocate for his clients and a respected attorney by his peers and colleagues. John is actively involved in the Wilmington, Delaware community by helping lead local organizations, such as the YMCA, Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, Wilmington Rowing Center, Christina Conservancy, University of Delaware Men’s Crew, and Society of Colonial Wars.
John is an accomplished entrepreneur who is passionate about helping people, especially other entrepreneurs. John can empathize with their experience, as a result of his own personal experience. John co-founded a driveway seal coating business. In his company’s third year, John went through his first business divorce. John then started his second business, Black Diamond Seal Coating, which he operated for 3 more summers during college and prior to law school. He understands the challenges faced by business owners, and enjoys helping their businesses grow and succeed.
John has 15 years of experience advising small and large business owners regarding business planning and business disputes. He serves a “general counsel” function by giving C-level executives practical legal guidance on business transactions, including Delaware LLC opinion letters for Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities loans used nationwide. In addition, John advocates for and represents LLC members and corporation stockholders in business negotiations, annual meetings, breach of contract actions, books and records actions, and business litigation associated with breaches of fiduciary duties.
John’s experience in the courtroom provides perspective to him when drafting and negotiating contracts. John has helped form thousands of Delaware LLCs, and John continues to educate clients and other professionals nationwide on the Delaware Series LLC. His training in estate planning and trust drafting helps families plan confidently for everything they own and everyone they love.