Biographical Sketch of William Marmon, Esq.David McCarthy2020-11-09T20:17:27-05:00
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WILLIAM F. MARMON (Bill)
5610 Wisconsin Ave. Apt. 602
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Cell—301 503 6103
European Institute—October 2009 to 2018—Washington, DC, Managing Editor
Wrote, edited, and commissioned articles for European Affairs Magazine, published by
European Institute. www.EuropeanInstitute.org. 2019–Working to revive European Institute at
University of Maryland.
US-ASEAN Business Council – 2008 to September 2009—Washington DC
Vice President—Supervised legal, policy and administration of trade association of 100 US-affiliated
businesses with operations in 10 ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asia Nations) countries.
Led business delegations to Singapore, Manila, Jakarta, and represented Council at Lima
(APEC). Organized fund raising events including dinner for 300 guests with US Secretary of
Verizon Business/MCI – 1984 to 2007—Details below
Verizon Business – 2004-2007—Singapore
General Counsel Asia
Manage legal/regulatory matters in 14 Asia-Pacific countries where Verizon operates with its
own entities or with partners. Support sales, finance, engineering, HR activities in Asia. Provide
legal support for expansion in China and India, including the creation of Verizon’s wholly
foreign owned enterprise (WFOE) in China and joint venture in India. Serve as member of
Senior Management Team in Asia-Pacific. Staff of 11 including 5 lawyers, plus outside counsel
in key locations. Board of Governors AmCham Singapore. Chair of Government Affairs
MCI/WorldCom – 2000-2004 —Washington DC
Vice President International Alliances & Strategy
Manage MCI/WorldCom international alliances worldwide, including equity alliances in Mexico
and Brazil and business alliance with Bell Canada. Identify and implement international
expansion opportunities for MCI/WorldCom services; find international partner; negotiate
contract; manage ongoing relationship. Handled contract negotiations for expansion in China,
Russia, India, Poland, Egypt, and Israel.
MCI/WorldCom – 1984-2000—Washington DC
Vice President International Strategy, Vice President Communications,
Director Law and Public Policy for MCI Consumer Division.
Various positions with MCI Communications and WorldCom (after WorldCom acquired MCI in
1998), including regulatory attorney; Chief Counsel for MCI Consumer Division; Director of
MCI/Concert relationship; Vice-President MCI Strategy; BT/MCI Merger Transition team
coordinator; Vice President Corporate Communications WorldCom; annual report writer;
speechwriter for CEO’s of MCI and WorldCom.
Wilmer Cutler & Pickering – 1981-1984—Washington DC
Associate Attorney, focusing on communications matters.
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Hon. Albert V. Bryan Jr., US District Court Judge, Eastern District of Virginia
(Alexandria) – 1980-1981
TIME Magazine – 1966-1977
Bureau Chief and Correspondent
Based in Jerusalem (bureau chief), Beirut, Saigon, Bangkok, United Nations, and domestic
bureaus. Covered wars in South Asia and Middle East; wrote hundreds of stories, including
U.S. Coast Guard Reserve – 1965-1966—Honorable discharge.
Thessaloniki – International High School – 1964-1965—Thessaloniki, Greece
Teacher of English, Latin, Journalism and Greek History.
University of Virginia Law School – JD 1980
Order of Coif (top 10 percent of class for three years), Editor, Virginia Journal of International
Law, Raven Society (honorary). Adjunct professor of English in University of Virginia
undergraduate English Department during Law School.
Princeton University – BA 1964
History (thesis “The Harlem Renaissance.”)
BAR ADMISSIONS AND LEGAL ACTIVITIES
Virginia, District of Columbia, Maryland, US Supreme Court—Mediation for DC Court of Appeals;
Oral Histories for Historical Society of DC
Born Richmond, Virginia. Married to Lucretia McCalmont, two daughters. Valedictorian of Class at
Douglas Freeman High School. Eagle Scout. Interests—Windsurfing, squash, backpacking, chess,
computers, running (Marine Corps Marathon).