Jason C. Williams receives Young Professional Alumni Award

From the University of Kentucky College of Law

June 17, 2011

Louisville, KY– Frost Brown Todd partner, Jason C. Williams received the University of Kentucky College of Law Young Professional Alumni Award. The award recognizes one alumni each year, who has graduated from the college in the past 10 years. According to the college’s description, award recipients have, “…distinguished herself or himself professionally, in her or his community, or in some other fashion.”

Practicing out of the firm’s Louisville office, Mr. Williams serves as the head of the firm’s Franchise and Distributions service team. He concentrates in the area of corporate law with an emphasis in franchise law and mergers and acquisitions of public and private companies. In 2010, Mr. Williams was recognized within the firm as one of Frost Brown Todd’s Mentors of the Year.

Mr. Williams is actively involved in his community, serving as a board member of the Family & Children’s place, which improves the community through services that aid at-risk children, their families and the homeless. He is a mentor/liaison for the Whitney M. YOUNG Scholars program through the Lincoln Foundation, which targets economically disadvantaged youth in the Kentuckiana area exposing them to educational opportunities such as ACT/SAT preparation classes. Mr. Williams is also a volunteer mentor at Louisville Central High School’s Law and government Magnet Program.

Mr. Williams received J.D. at the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2003 and is actively involved in UK’s alumni initiatives, serving annually as a presenter on the alumni panel for the University of Kentucky College of Law Diverse Student Day to aid the University in its efforts to recruit minority candidates. Prior to law school, Mr. Williams earned his Bachelor’s degree at Yale University in 2000 with a major in economics.