Ms. Williams’ practice focuses on general civil litigation and business transactions, with an emphasis on business litigation and employment law. Ms. Williams has handled all measure of business disputes, including breach of contract actions, insurance coverage litigation, partnership disputes, derivative suits on behalf of businesses, consumer disputes, and litigation, both prosecuting and defending copyright and trademark intellectual property rights.
Ms. Williams also has extensive employment litigation experience. Ms. Williams has successfully defended small and mid-sized businesses in wage and hour and sexual harassment/retaliation action. She has also fought for employees who have been sexually harassed and/or terminated as retaliations.
Ms. Williams believes that much litigation can be avoided through advice and implementation of best practices. With her breadth of litigation experience, Ms. Williams is a valuable resource for small and mid-sized companies in developing strategies to avoid and/or minimize the impact of litigation. Ms. Williams regularly reviews employment policies and procedures and advises clients on implementing best practices to avoid potential liability for violations of wage and hour laws. Ms. Williams also routinely reviews general business contracts, copyright applications, and prepares agreements disposing of disputes in early stages.
Ms. Williams received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. While in law school, Ms. Williams was a managing editor for the Entertainment Law Review and Journal of International and Foreign Affairs. Ms. Williams obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics (with honors) and Political Science from the University of California, San Diego, where she was named to the Dean’s List. Ms. Williams was admitted to the California Bar in November of 2006, and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the United States District Court for Colorado, and the U.S Court of Appeals for the First, Second, Sixth, and Ninth Circuits.