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Meet the U.S. Attorney

Acting U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williamsblank spacer imageBilly J. Williams

Billy Williams currently serves as the Acting United States Attorney for the District of Oregon.  He has been with the U.S. Attorney’s Office since October of 2000.  Prior to his role as Acting United States Attorney, he has served as the First Assistant, Chief of the Criminal Division, Chief of the Violent Crimes Unit, and as the Indian Country AUSA/Tribal Liaison.

Prior to his federal service, Williams served as a Sr. Deputy District Attorney in Multnomah County, where he supervised the Career Criminal Unit, and over his career prosecuted major crimes of violence, including aggravated murder, adult and child sex offenses, domestic violence, narcotics trafficking, vehicular homicide crimes, as well as investigations of officer-involved shootings.

Williams received his law degree in 1989 at the Willamette University College of Law.

Updated September 28, 2015