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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
STANGL SANDRA
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
WILLIAMS SONOMA INC [WSM]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
PRESIDENT POTTERY BARN BRAND
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
3250 VAN NESS AVE.
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
04/10/2012
(Street)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94109
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 04/10/2012   M   4,914 A $ 0 10,070 D  
Common Stock 04/10/2012   F   1,803(1) D $36.95 8,267 D  
Common Stock 04/10/2012   J   29 A $35.99 4,827(2) I By Managed Account

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units (3) 04/10/2012   M     4,914   (4)   (5) Common Stock 4,914 $ 0 53,833(6) D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
STANGL SANDRA
3250 VAN NESS AVE.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94109
      PRESIDENT POTTERY BARN BRAND  

Signatures

 /s/ Laurel Pies, Attorney-in-Fact for Sandra Stangl   04/12/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Represents the number of shares withheld upon vesting of restricted stock units to cover tax withholding obligations.
(2) The reporting person owns $173,733.02 in the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. stock fund under the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. 401(k) Plan, based on a statement dated April 10, 2012. The number of shares indirectly owned was calculated by dividing the amount owned in the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. stock fund by $35.99, the closing price of WSM common stock on April 10, 2012.
(3) Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of WSM common stock.
(4) These restricted stock units were fully vested on April 10, 2012.
(5) The restricted stock units were cancelled upon vesting and delivery of shares of WSM common stock.
(6) The remaining restricted stock units vest as follows: 10,558 units vest on 5/2/2012; 9,137 units vest on 4/5/2013; 25,000 units vest on 3/25/2014; and 9,138 units vest on 4/5/2015.

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