Jody Williams

Holland & Hart LLP

Jody Williams helps clients navigate the complexities of doing business in the Mountain West, with a special focus on, and a national reputation for water law. She understands the complex, competing demands for water across the region and the political, economic, and social contexts in which disputes arise.

As a long-time problem solver, Jody has negotiated resolution of these conflicts with agencies, diverse stakeholders, and public interest groups. She is recognized throughout the industry for her knowledge of water rights, natural resources, commercial real estate transactions, and energy law.

Her clients include industrial, commercial, and residential developers; water conservancy districts; energy and mining companies; ranchers; and water companies.

Jody currently serves as the Federal Commissioner and Chair of the Bear River Commission, as appointed by President Obama, and has specialized in water issues in the Bear River Basin her entire career. She was also appointed by President Clinton, and reappointed by President Bush, to the Utah Reclamation Mitigation Conservation Commission, a federal agency responsible for mitigating environmental impacts from developing Utah’s Colorado River apportionment by the Central Utah Project.


Experience representing and negotiating with state and federal agencies on:

  • Purchases and sales of water rights
  • Licensing and permitting complex private and public water development projects
  • Permitting and regulatory compliance for energy development
  • Performing due diligence review of water rights and real estate
  • Negotiated complex public/private agreements regarding water regulated under an interstate compact


  • University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, J.D., 1978
  • University of Utah, B.A., 1974

Bar Admissions:

  • Colorado
  • Utah


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