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Edward Bennett Williams

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Edward Bennett Williams was one of the most well known trial attorneys in the country and owner of the Baltimore Orioles and the NFL Washington Redskins. He purchased the Orioles in 1979 for $12 million. Williams also gave is law firm colleague and current Red Sox President/CEO Larry Lucchino his start in baseball, first as team attorney and then, shortly before his death in 1988, as Orioles' President & CEO (1988-1993).

As a lawyer, he represented Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Hoffa, and U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy among others.

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