Bell, Davis & Pitt has announced that attorney Kevin G. Williams has been elected President of the firm. Williams was elected by the board of directors in February, and his term begins April 1.
Williams practices civil litigation in which he represents corporate entities and individuals in a variety of disputes, including contract issues, business torts, shareholder and corporate governance, financial services, intellectual property, insurance, and professional negligence. Williams also serves as a State Bar Councilor to the North Carolina State Bar. Williams has practiced law at Bell, Davis & Pitt since 1998, having joined the firm after receiving his J.D. degree from the Wake Forest University School of Law. He is an active member of the legal profession and the community, including the YMCA, Mount Tabor High School, Winston-Salem Lacrosse and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Kevin enjoys spending his free time with his wife, Aimee, and three children, Sydney, Ethan and Trevor.
“It is an honor and a privilege having been elected by my colleagues to serve as President of Bell, Davis & Pitt,” said Williams. “I believe our firm’s combination of size, talent and commitment to excellence uniquely positions us to meet the needs of our clients in an ever-changing and competitive legal environment. Representing the interests of others is an awesome responsibility, which should never be taken for granted. I am excited about the future of Bell, Davis & Pitt.”
Williams succeeds Stephen D. Poe as President of the firm. Poe served as President for the past six years, and has practiced commercial law at the firm for 29 years, specializing in banking and financial services.
“Bell, Davis & Pitt is committed to providing exceptional client service and creating a culture that encourages long-term professional association,” said Poe. “I have been honored to serve as president for the past six years and can think of no one better suited than Kevin Williams to lead the firm moving forward.”